Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

A.S.Buxton Collection (1925, R.F.Wilkinson)

Canon R. F. Wilkinson (Col.)
*East Drayton Version of Plough Monday play.
A.S.Buxton Collection, *Col. c.1925, Buff notebook, pp.48-59

*Full text (133 lines) of a Plough Monday play from East Drayton, Notts. The characters are: Tom Fool/Tommy, Recruiting Serjeant, Plough Boy, Lady Bright and Gay, Dame Jane, Beelzebub/Bellzibub, and Doctor.

No date or collector's name appears to be given with this script, but the copy in the M.W.Barley Collection is annotated "collected by Canon R.F.Wilkinson ca 1925".

Index Terms:
Locations: East Drayton, Notts. (SK7775)
Years: *Col. c.1925
Subjects: *Incomplete Text; Plough Monday; Play; Tom Fool; Tommy; Recruiting Serjeant; Plough Boy; Lady Bright and Gay; Dame Jane; Beelzebub; Bellzibub; Doctor
People: Canon Reginald Felix Wilkinson
Archives: Ref.: TD00758; E.L.Guilford Collection, M99 09; M.W.Barley Collection

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.2005

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