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Press Cuttings : Laurie Taylor 1984 New Society Article

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/11/8
Date/year: 21 June 1984
Description: Laurie Taylor in New Society 21 June 1984:  Headed 'Observations'. A satirical article about the selection of Keith Jefferson, a black school teacher, to play God and Herod in the 1984 York Mystery Plays, and Simon Ward to play a 'thoroughly British-looking Jesus'.   The choice of black teacher and actor Keith Jefferson created a lot of media interest in this year.  Laurie Taylor is an alumnus of the University of York.

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