Definition of strolling players in English:

strolling players

plural noun

  • A troupe of itinerant actors.

    • ‘He is set down to watch the play that follows, performed solely for his benefit by strolling players.’
    • ‘It is a long way from a hundred years ago when we were the strolling players - rogues and vagabonds.’
    • ‘The Bard can rest easy - his Merry Wives were in safe hands when the band of strolling players promenaded around Turton Tower.’
    • ‘Other activities include a town crier, strolling players, theatre groups and dancers in period costume depicting the history.’
    • ‘It has its stylistic roots in the strolling players and minstrels of the Middle Ages.’


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