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Press Cuttings : 1984: God takes on a new colour

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/11/10
Date/year: 8 March1984
Description: Daily Star, a London paper. of 8 March 1984.  Describes novelty of 'big, bearded - and black' actor, Keith Jefferson, as God in the Plays.  Also notes Jane Snowden (pictured) will play the Virgin Mary.  Photograph has caption: 'In heaven...Keith and Jane yesterday'   The choice of black teacher and actor Keith Jefferson created a lot of media interest in this year.  

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