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Photographs : 2021 Resurrection for York

Item type: Photographs
Archive reference: YMP/A/21/6/9
Date/year: 2021
Description:  A Resurrection for York: a community production on 3 and 4 July 2021 in Dean's Park.  York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust, York Minster and York Festival Trust were all involved.
Cast in order of speaking:  Wilma Edwards (Pilgrim 1), Michael Maybridge (Pilgrim 2, Victoria Rooke (Pilgrim 3), Mary Callan (Pilgrim 4), Nick Jones (Narrator, Pilgrim 5), Sally Maybridge (Apostle Peter, Narrator, Pilgrim 6), Samuel Valentine (Pilgrim 16, Centurion), David Harrison (Pilgrim 17, Soldier 1), Harold Mozley (Pilgrim 18, Soldier 2), Janice Newton (Pilgrim 19,Soldier 3), Colin Lea  (Pilgrim 20, Soldier 4), Chris Pomfrett (Apostle John, Pilgrim 8),  Jodie Fletcher (Mary Cleophas, Pilgrim 11),  Julie Speedie (Pilgrim 9),  Judith Ireland (Mary, Mother of Christ, Pilgrim 10), Tony Froud (Joseph of Arimathea, Pilgrim 12), Sonia di Lorenzo (Nicodemus, Pilgrim 13), David Denbigh (A Visitor, Christ),  Emily Hansen (Mary Magdalene, Pilgrim 14), Raqhael Harte (Apostle Thomas, Pilgrim 15).Mary at the cross  
Director:  Philip Parr
Associate Director: Terry Ram
Producer:  Simon Tompsett
Script adapted from York Mystery Plays by Tom Straszewski and Philip Parr
Front of House Manager: Gary Bateson
Publicity: Stewart Hildred (YMPST) and Tom Outing (York Minster)
Front of House Stewards:
Anna Briggs, Ruth Cozens, Sue Harris, Karen Hill, Chris Jackson, Jennifer Kilmartin, Ged Murray, Margaret O'Donnell, Joan Pritchard, Judy Reed, Janet Sharpe, Marie Taylor.
 Photos below by Delma Tomlin and John Saunders. Performed under social distancing - Jesus' body represented in white.
Jesus taken from crossthree mournersThe play is available on Youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-h_FWwgaKQ . (This is not a link)  It lasts about an hour.
Jesus carried to tombrisen Jesus with Mary MagdaleneScript adapted from the York Mystery Plays by Tom Straszewski and Philip Parr.    If watching the YouTube, viewers will hear the bells of York Minster chiming the time, and the peregrine falcons hunting food to take back to their young in their nest on the Minster roof.

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