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Press Cuttings : God is black: cutting 1984

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/11/12
Date/year: 1984
Description: Bradford Telegraph and Argus:  Whole text: 'Organisers of York's 500-year-old Mystery Play have chosen black American Keith Jefferson to play God.'   The choice of black teacher and actor Keith Jefferson created a lot of media interest in this year, when the plays were in Museum Gardens as part of the York Festival.  

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