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Folk Plays - Christmas 2003 - Green Man Mummers

Margaret Pye


Green Man Mummers performing 20th December 2003 in the big house on Wood St., Auckland, New Zealand

Green Man Mummers, The Doctor stands in front of the blooded bodies of St.George and Prince Valentine
The Doctor stands in front of the blooded bodies of St.George and Prince Valentine
Green Man Mummers, The Doctor negotiates a fee over the  bodies of St.George and Prince Valentine
The Doctor negotiates a fee over the bodies of St.George and Prince Valentine
Green Man Mummers, The Green Man Mummers leave the room
The Green Man Mummers leave the room

The play was the White Boys' play from the Isle of Man (the version published by William Harrison in 1869). You couldn't tell who is who but when they were dead the red hanky came out. They decided, for the costumes, to use the Irish mummers coverall concept with tatter coats. The audience loved it.


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