Nottinghamshire Archives Collection (1953, D.D.Woodgate)
Rev. D. D. Woodgate (Col.)
Text of Plough Monday Play performed at Bothamsall until the 1914/18 War when it was discontinued.
Nottinghamshire Archives Collection,
Deposited 22nd Jan.1953, Ref.DD/31/1, Acc.148
Manuscript text (170 lines) of a Plough Monday play from Bothamsall, Notts.
up to the 1914/1918 War. The characters are; an introducer, Tom Fool/Bald
Tom/Tommy Long, Sergeant, Farmer's Man, Lady Bright and Gay, Jane/Turkey Turk,
Beelzebub/Belzy and Doctor.
The manuscript appears to have been copied out as a calligraphic exercise,
almost certainly from Notts. Record Office Collection (1968, D.D.Woodgate).
There are a few minor differences - mostly punctuation. There are no line
Bothamsall, Notts. (SK6773)
Perf. until 1914/1918
Full Text; Plough Monday; Play; Introducer; Tom Fool; Bald Tom; Tommy Long; Sergeant; Farmer's Man; Lady Bright and Gay; Jane; Turkey Turk; Beelzebub; Belzy; Doctor
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00398
Last Updated Nov 1987 by Peter Millington.