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Perspectives on Folk Drama 1979

Conference date(s): 
Saturday, 7 April, 1979
Venue: 
Bretton Hall College
  • Introduction to the conference

    Mr Peter Harrop

  • Festival of the Christian Calendar and Folk Drama [The Medieval Period]

    Prof. Glynne Wickam

    Abstract:

    [Checked with author's collection. No typescript. Probably based on:
    (1981) Drama of the Christian Calendar
    Early English Stages, 1300-1660, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, vol.III, 1981, ch.2]

  • Performance of a Folk Play

  • The Chapbook and Folk Drama [The Eighteenth Century]

    Ms Georgina Smith

    Published paper title:
    Chapbooks and Traditional Plays: Communication and Performance
    Georgina Smith Chapbooks and Traditional Plays: Communication and PerformanceFolklore 1981, Vol.92, No.ii, pp.208-218
  • Performance of a Folk Play

  • The Mummers' Play as Popular Drama [The Nineteenth Century]

    Mr A.E.Green

    Published paper title:
    Popular Drama and the Mummers' Play
    Popular Drama and the Mummers' PlayPerformance and Politics in Popular Drama, Cambridge University Press 1980, pp.139-166
  • Performance Context and Textual Variation in English Folk Drama [Twentieth Century]

    Mr P.S.Smith

    Abstract:

    PSS had taped all of one season's performances by Antrobus Soulcakers and put them all into a computor which could then identify every variation in what was said.

  • The Old Tup of Derbyshire

    Dr Ian Russell

    Published paper title:
    A Survey of Traditional Drama in North East Derbyshire 1970-1978
    Ian Russell A Survey of Traditional Drama in North East Derbyshire 1970-1978Folk Music Journal 1979, Vol.3 No.5, pp.399-478
  • Closing discussion.