Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

*G.Christian (1954)

*Garth Christian (Auth.)
*On the Eve of Christmas
*Nottingham Journal, *c.1954

Article describing Christmas Eve Guisers' plays from Underwood and Jacksdale, Notts. It includes fragments of text and mentions a radio broadcast of the play from Underwood on 13th Jan.1954. Characters mentioned are; [Introducer], St. George, Bold Slasher, and Doctor.

A manuscript copy of this article in P.T.Millington Collection (1973, H.Hyde) is headed "Quoted from the 'Nottingham Journal' between 20 & 30 years ago". However, the covering letter talks of the "Nottingham Guardian Journal".

Index Terms:
Locations: Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Jacksdale, Notts. (SK4451)
Years: *Perf. 1954
Subjects: *Christmas Eve; Introducer; Guisers; St. George; Bold Slasher; Doctor; Beelzebub; Play; Text Fragments; B.B.C. Broadcast (13th Jan.1954)
Archives: Ref.: TD00027; P.T.Millington Collection (1973, H.Hyde)

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jun.1986

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