M.W.Barley Collection (1954, W.Gascoyne)
Mr. W. Gascoyne (Perf.)
N.Muskham - Plough Monday Play
Recalled 1st Feb.1954, Ref.Ba P 1/28
Full text (97 lines) and tunes for a Plough Monday Plough Boys play from
North Muskham, Notts., last performed before 1914. The characters are; Tom
Fool, Recruiting Sergeant/King Sergeant, Lady Bright and Gay/Polly, Thrashing
Blade, Doctor, Eezum Squeezum and Little Clown. There were two teams - one men
and one youths. It was rehearsed in a barn.
North Muskham, Notts. (SK7958)
Perf. before 1914; Col. 1954
Full Text; Tunes; Plough Monday; Plough Boys; Play; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; King Sergeant; Lady Bright and Gay; Polly; Thrashing Blade; Doctor; Eezum Squeezum; Little Clown
Harry Clipsham (Perf.); Baltic Fotherby (Perf.); Spider Hayes (Perf.); Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00473
Last Updated Jan 1992 by Peter Millington.