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Folk Plays - Winter 2001/2002 - Tollerton Ploughboys

Peter Millington


Tollerton Ploughboys performing their Plough Play on the 7th January 2002 at the Air Hostess pub, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire, England

Tollerton Ploughboys, The Sergeant tries to recruit the Farmer's Man.
The Sergeant tries to recruit the Farmer's Man.
Left to right: Recruiting Sergeant, Farmer's Man, Nurse (prompter) and Lady Bright and Gay. The Doctor's horse is in the background
Tollerton Ploughboys, In comes I Beelzebub.
In comes I Beelzebub.
Left to right: Tom Fool, Beelzebub, Nurse, Recruiting Sergeant, Lady Bright and Gay, Farmer's Man, and Dame Jane.
Tollerton Ploughboys, The finishing song.
The finishing song.
Left to right: Musician, Dame Jane, Tom Fool, Nurse, Beelzebub, Doctor (with horse in front) and Recruiting Sergeant.

The Tollerton Ploughboys performing on the 7th January 2002 at the Air Hostess pub, Tollerton, Nottinghamshire, England. The Tollerton Ploughboys had been famous locally for their Plough Play until 1952. Revived in 2002, the group started by visiting Hall Farm, the traditional starting point for the original ploughboys, and called in to perform at a Parish Council meeting, before finishing at the Air Hostess. They trailed a plough with them as they moved round the village.


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