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Press Cuttings : 1984: Big role for a big, big man

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/11/26
Date/year: 8 March1984
Description: Page 5 of Northern Echo 8 March 1984 with a rather disrespectful headline.
Photograph, caption: 'Keith Jefferson yesterday, with Jane Snowden, who will play the Virgin Mary, and Iain Snodgrass, the boy Jesus.' The choice of black teacher and actor Keith Jefferson created a lot of media interest in this year.  Here is a rehearsal scene scanned from a transparency.1984 rehearsal

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