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Press Cuttings : Overheard - 1996 Presscutting

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/15/1/4
Date/year: 1996
Description: From the Independent on Sunday   
of 3 March 1996.  Gossip item 'Overheard' includes:
"The first time I set eyes on her, I knew I'd found my God".  Said by John Doyle, director of this year's York Mystery Plays, on casting 63 year old Ruth Ford in the leading role.  
"I wanted something I could get my  teeth into.  Actually, I had a strong feeling for Lucifer".  Said by Ruth Ford  herself.  She was a local business woman with a strong record of performance in York amateur productions.
The 1996 production of the Plays was in York Theatre Royal. Filed as YMP/F/15/1/4

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