1991

The Rotters were now a well-established street act, performing throughout the country at street events and local festivals: we retained connections with roots on the south coast with gigs in Brighton, Swanage and the Isle of Wight, but also started to become regular features at Bradford Festival & Mela, Filey and other key national locations such as Cardiff Bay. We were able to command larger fees and started to receive Rotter fan-mail, which I would read-out to the boys at our rehearsal sessions at a section of our ‘compulsory socialising’ known as ‘Uncle’s Corner’. ‘Rotternews’ became a sort of regular zine with which to communicate everything from ideas and logistics to moans and triumphs. My partner at the time – Marise Rose provided designs for new costumes and we became increasingly conscious of our financial responsibility in maintaining the act.

dr-dacko-1991

Doctor Dacko

Accordian, Bits'n'pieces & Vocals

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Reverend Uncle Tacko!

Banjo & Vocals

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Mister Macko

Washboard & Vocals

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Boy Gacko

Drums & Vocals

Squacko-1991

Sir Squacko

Guitar & Vocals

Rottergraphs

Photographs of the Pierrotters

1991 Fan mail - Jane Griffifth & Class U3i

Letters, Fanmail & Rotternews

Collections of letters, fanmail & "Rotternews".

1991 TBC Designs for costumes - Marise Rose

Miscellaneous

Badges, stickers, objects; notes, lyrics, contracts, sketches, ideas, oddments.

1991-09-28 Cardiff Bay Days

Publicity & Brochures

Collections of publicity material & brochures

Photographs or "Rottergraphs" 😉

Arreton Manor, Isle of Wight

Brighton and Bradford

Swanage

Filey Edwardian Festival

Contracts

Letters, Fanmail & Rotternews

Miscellaneous

Publicity & Brochures

Reviews

Scripts & Material

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