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Delma Tomlin Personal Folder : Diary entry by Darrell Buttery, 1996

Item type: Delma Tomlin Personal Folder
Archive reference: YMP/O/5/2
Date/year: 1996
Description: 1996 diary entry, photocopied, about the Mystery Plays. The original diary is in the archive of the Borthwick Institute at the University of York  Darrell Buttery is a York man, a former teacher, a historian, Merchant Adventurer and former President of York Civic Trust.  He has kept a diary for many years.  This 1996 production was for the second time in York Theatre Royal.  The NCEM holds the script, by Liz Lochhead.  She shortened her 1992 version.  Local actor Ruth Ford played God, dressed in a wonderful gold gown; much of the press comment focused on this then controversial casting.
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God, 1996

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