P.T.Millington Collection (1971, Dakin)
Mrs. Dakin (Inf.)
MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE FOLK DRAMA RECORDED BY PETER T. MILLINGTON: NEWTHORPE Notts SK 4846
Brief note as follows:-
"Recorded from Mrs. Dakin of Newthorpe in December 1971.
The informant stated that a play had been performed until very recently by boys
called Molly Guysers. Characters included Beelzebub and a Doctor. The last
known date of performance was the Christmas of 1970."
Newthorpe, Notts. (SK4846)
Perf. 1970; Col. 1971
Play; Molly Guysers; Beelzebub; Doctor; Christmas
Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00362
Last Updated Feb 1987 by Peter Millington.