Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

G.John (1921)

Gwen John (Auth.)
*The Derbyshire Mumming Play of St. George and the Dragon; or as it is Sometimes Called The Pace Egg
Folk-Lore, 1921, Vol.32, pp.181-193

*Full text of a play compiled from several version from the North East Derbyshire colliery district, performed by Guisers at Christmas 1921. the characters are: Old Fool/Old Bold Ben, Father Christmas, Saint George/King George/King George of Paradise, Slasher, Doctor, Black Prince of Paradise, King of Egypt, Hector, Beelzebub, Slip Slop, and Devil Doubt/Little Chucker Out.

Index Terms:
Locations: North East Derbys.
Years: Perf. 1921
Subjects: *Full text; Play; Compiled Text; Guisers; Christmas; Old Fool; Old Bold Ben; Father Christmas; Saint George; King George; King George of Paradise; Slasher; Doctor; Black Prince of Paradise; King of Egypt; Hector; Beelzebub; Slip Slop; Devil Doubt; Little Chucker Out; "St. George and the Dragon"; The Pace Egg"
Archives: Ref.: TD00790

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.2005

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