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Celebrating the spirit of medieval street theatre and processional performance and take a fresh and contemporary look at The Mystery Plays as one of the most important influences on theatre. Beginning with the creation and ending with the last judgement, the English Mysteries introduced aspects of medieval life into theatrical representations of the bible. With community guilds presenting relevant scenes on lavishly decorated wagons or platforms, these collections of plays were developed from the 10th Century up until just before ShakespearePerformers William Ash (Jesus), David Hargreaves (God), Joe Caffrey, Philip Cumbus, Marcus Griffiths, Adrian Hood, Paul Hunter, Lisa McGrillis, Rhiannon Meades, David Nellist, Matthew Pidgeon, John Stahl, Ony Uhiara, Helen Weir.
Author Tony Harrison. Producer Shakespeare's Globe. Director Deborah Bruce. Design Jonathan Fensom. Music Olly Fox.
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