Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Anne Croucher What's a Mummers Play? (82* d) RE: What's a Mummers Play? 20 Feb 05


Thanks for the link - the character Grandad played was Devil doubt, which appears in one of the Derbyshire plays, and there are similar lines, but not the exact ones - I am assuming that his memory was a true one - he could recall the exact same words every time, in the same timing and with gestures.

I have not been through all of them, and there seems to be no index of characters, so it is a matter of trawling through all of them - as I am not sure where some of the places are.

There must be quite a few people who remember that their grandparents had knowledge they could easily have aquired, and discover too late that it was significant -

Anne


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.