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Press Cuttings : Rehearsal photographs

Item type: Press Cuttings
Archive reference: YMP/F/13/1
Date/year: 1951 on
Description: The Mystery Play Archive holds a number of photographs of preparing scenery and of rehearsals, of varying qualities.  Some are below.  Apologies if it is a little slow to load the page!  We welcome contributions.1951 preparing set

1954 movement rehearsal

1951 - getting ready





















1954 - rehearsing movement












1960 begin crucifixion







1960 - planning the crucifixion scene








1976 John Baptist



1976 - John the Baptist in a pause
























1984 rehearsal

1984 - check of lights 


props in 2000
















                    2000 - props for Noah's Ark












2000 rehearsal


                                   2000 - movement rehearsal in NCEM












2012 set from wings


2012 - the set from the wings.



















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