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Photographs : 1963 Photographs

Item type: Photographs
Archive reference: YMP/A/5
Date/year: 1963
Description: Photographs from the 1963 Mystery Plays production.  There are not many from this year, and none (known) of Ian McShane as Lucifer.  A recently located image of Alan Dobie as Jesus in his ministry is welcome.
Jesus 1963
Below is the scene where the soldiers divide Christ's garments, having taken them from him to crucify him.
1963 Dividing the garments
Below is a photo of the wagon play from that year - the horse and wagon are being taken through the streets to the performing spot.
horse and wagon 1963
It is thought this image of Alan Dobie is from 1964, the following year.
Alan Dobie

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