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Press Cuttings : Daily Telegraph reviews 1976 Plays

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/9/1
Date/year: 1976
Description: Review of the 1976 production of the Mystery Plays in which John Barber praises the production's folk elements and comedy, but criticises the drama for lack of religious seriousness. Taken from the Daily Telegraph (Monday, June 14, 1976, page 8). Accompanying photograph of St Mary's Abbey and the wooden stage; caption: 'The ruins of St Mary's Abbey providing the backcloth for the Crucifixion scene in the Mystery Plays during the York Festival.'
1976 Telegraph Review

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