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Press Cuttings : Patrick Olsen 1969 Press Cuttings

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/7/2
Date/year: 1969
Description: Patrick Olsen's press cuttings from the 1969 Mystery Plays production; he designed the set.

p.16 Photograph, Yorkshire Evening Press, 14/07/69, p.6 caption: 'Edward Taylor, producer of the Mystery Plays, pours the drinks for a toast to the success of the Festival before the start of the final performance of the Plays last night. With him are, left to right, Mavis Bell, Steve Freeborn, Pat Olsen, the set designer, and Mavis Deighton.
p.27 'Mystery cast move into the open.' article with photograph by Ian Wright
p.29 'Knife shapes Plays' setting'. Yorkshire Evening Press article (27/05/69, p.5) and photograph, caption: Pat Olsen uses a bread knife to carve expanded polystyrene to simulate stonework on the Mystery Play set now being built in the Museum Gardens, York.
p.48 photograph: 'The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh with the Lord Mayor of York, Ald. Richard Scruton, walking past some of the pageant scenery'

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