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A recording of the White Boys, the Manx christmastime mummers' play, from 1999.

This performance takes place at the Mollag Ghennal concert, on 29 December 1999, in the Villa Marina Garden Room, Douglas, Isle of Man..
The performers are:

Prologue - Peter Hayhurst
Banker - John Kilgallon
MHK - Brian Wilkinson
Consultant - Grainne Joughin
Estate Agent - Andy Harding
Doctor - Adam Rhodes

This film has been digitised from the VHS original with thanks to Peter Hayhurst.

More information about the White Boys is available here.


  • 1999, Castletown

    A recording of the White Boys, from 1999, recorded at the Castletown Heritage Christmas Meal, inside the Castletown Civic Centre.

    The performers are:

    Introduction - Greg Joughin
    Prologue - Peter Hayhurst
    Banker - John Kilgallon
    MHK - Brian Wilkinson
    Consultant - Grainne Joughin
    Estate Agent - Andy Harding
    Doctor - Adam Rhodes

    This film has been digitised from the VHS original with thanks to Peter Hayhurst.

  • 1997, Michael Street, Peel

    A recording of the White Boys presented by members of the Manx Dance group, Bock Yuan Fannee, on Michael Street in Peel in 1997.

     

  • 1992, Manx Museum shop, Douglas

    A recording of the White Boys, in the Manx Museum shop in Douglas, on the last Saturday before Christmas, 19 December 1992.

    The performers are:

    St. Denis - Peter Hayhurst
    St. George - Ian Morrison
    St. Patrick - David Fisher
    Doctor - Bobba Greggor

    This film has been digitised from the VHS original with thanks to Peter Hayhurst.