Newark Advertiser (1957a)
PLOUGH BOYS ARE HERE [North Muskham Plough Monday play]
2nd Jan.1957, Vol.104, No.5193, p.10c-e
Full text (119 lines) and description of a Plough Monday play from
North Muskham, Notts., Collected by Mr.M.W.Barley from Mr.W.Gascoyne.
The script is laid out continuously rather than in verse, and has
the characters: Tom Fool, King Sergeant/Recruiting Sergeant, Lady/Polly,
Thrashing Blade, Doctor, Eezum Squeezum, and Little Clown. There
were two teams, one for men and one for youths.
This text is the same as M.W.Barley Collection (1954, W.Gascoyne) - TD00473.
North Muskham, Notts. (SK7958)
Full Text; Plough Monday; Play; Tom Fool; King Sergeant; Recruiting Sergeant; Lady; Polly; Thrashing Blade; Doctor; Eezum Squeezum; Little Clown
Mr. M. W. Barley (Col.); Mr. W. Gascoyne (Perf.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00590
Last Updated Apr 2005 by Peter Millington.