english folklore Archives

“Worzel Gummidge”: MacKenzie Crook Plays Talking Scarecrow in New BBC Children’s Series
Hijinks ensue. The second episode "The Green Man" taps into Old English folklore The Green Man is the creator and keeper of Scarecrow lore – and he does not like Worzel Gummidge He is especially appalled that Gummidge is consorting with humans It also introduces local aristocrat Lady Bloomsbury Barton, who holds an annual scarecrow competition[...]