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Programmes/Posters : Souvenir programme 1976

Item type: Programmes/Posters
Archive reference: YMP/B/10/1/3
Date/year: 1976
Red and black York Festival and Mystery Plays Official Souvenir Programme, a Yorkshire Ridings Supplement, with:
  • The people behind the Festival
  • Souvenir portraits of conductors, performers and groups
  • Featured composers: Lutyens and Thomson
  • Dance
  • The City of York: a brief history through Festival venues
  • Why Mystery Plays? by A L Laishley; Angels and Devils by Keith Daggett
  • The 1976 Plays: and interview with producer Jane Howell (who wrote a new adaptation of the script)
  • A selection from the exhibitions
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
  • Opera
  • University Music: Electronic Music
It includes a photograph of David Bradley, who played Christ in this year's production, on page XVIII.  He was a local  York man and became a highly successful professional actor. 
David Bradley

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