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Press Cuttings : Rehearsal photographs

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/13/1
Date/year: 1951 on
Description: The Mystery Play Archive holds a number of photographs of preparing scenery and of rehearsals, of varying qualities.  Some are below.  Apologies if it is a little slow to load the page!  We welcome contributions.1951 preparing set

1954 movement rehearsal

1951 - getting ready

1954 - rehearsing movement

1960 begin crucifixion

1960 - planning the crucifixion scene

1976 John Baptist

1976 - John the Baptist in a pause

1984 rehearsal

1984 - check of lights 

props in 2000

                    2000 - props for Noah's Ark

2000 rehearsal

                                   2000 - movement rehearsal in NCEM

2012 set from wings

2012 - the set from the wings.
2023 - A special production for St John's day, in the grounds of Holy Trinity Goodramgate, of the Baptism Play.  Sally Maybridge as John the Baptist, Michael Maybridge as Jesus, and angels Lydia McCudden and Helen Jarvis.June 2023

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