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Photographs : 1957 Photographs

Item type: Photographs
Archive reference: YMP/A/3
Date/year: 1957
Robert Rietty 1957 Lucifer
Illustrations of some of the photos held by the NCEM, all black and white.  See also this entry.

Alec de Little 1957John Heu (below) played Lazarus in 1957 and had played Judas Iscariot in 1951 and 1954.  John White (below right) was interviewed about acting in the Plays, and admitted he was very surprised and delighted to be allocated the role of Adam, as a new amateur actor. There is a photo of him in the role with Sheila Barker as Eve - search under Barker.
John Heu 1957John White 1957


Jean Buckle 1957

Jean Buckle played Mary Magdalene in 1957.  The family of Eve Heber-Piercy, who played Mary of Bethany, have sent to the archive the photograph below.

Mary of Bethany

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