Nottinghamshire Guardian (1939b)
AN ANCIENT CEREMONY : Plough Play Acted At Tollerton
14th Jan.1939, No.4887, pp.1d-f
Description of the plough play at Tollerton on Plough Monday.
Photo with caption:
"PLOUGH MONDAY.- Farm workers of Tollerton, who went
from door to door this week, performing the traditional Plough Monday
play. The characters are (left to right) Tom Fool, the recruiting sergeant,
the doctor, farmers' man, the lady, Dame Jane, and (in front) Threshing
Blade, who has been struck down by the farmer's man"
Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Photo; Play; Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; Ploughman; Lady; Old Dame Jane; Doctor; Threshing Blade; Plough Play
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00163;
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Last Updated Oct 2004 by Idwal Jones.