Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Evening Post [Nottingham] (1994a)

Anon. (Auth.)
Young-at-heart guiser gang [play revival in Underwood, Notts.]
Evening Post Nottingham, 14th Jan.1994, No.35695, p.5_g-h

An account of the revival of the Underwood guiser play by Maurice Holmes and Keith Simpson, who originally performed it as children in the 1940s. Revival performances are mentioned for the D.H.Lawrence Society, and at Nottingham Castle and Newstead Abbey. The characters included; Slasher, St George and Devildoubt. The performance had been captured on video.

Index Terms:
Locations: Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Nottingham Castle, Notts. (SK5739); Newstead Abbey, Notts. (SK5453)
Years: Revived. 1994; Perf. 1940s
Subjects: Revival; Guisers; Play; St. George; Slasher; Devildoubt; Video Recording
People: D. H. Lawrence Society (Repository); Maurice Holmes (Perf.); Keith Simpson (Perf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00544

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jan.1994

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