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Press Cuttings : 25 years ago - Press item in 1985

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/4/1
Date/year: 1985 article about 1960
Description: Cutting from the York Evening Press, reprinting a short article from May 11 1960.  There was no Mystery Play performance in 1985 but there had been in 1960.  The item says:
'For the first time ever BBC TV cameras were to cover the York Festival.  Plans included a special television version of the Mystery Plays, in addition to sound broadcast  from four concerts.  The Mystery Plays would not be screened until Easter 1961, however.

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