This Weekend in York: adaptation from the York Cycle, ‘A Resurrection for York’

… A timely event for parts of the UK on the verge of ‘opening-up’ after lockdown: this weekend, the York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust is staging ‘A Resurrection for York’. This production will stage an adaptation of the Resurrection sequence from the York’s medieval mystery play cycle. The event will be staged on pageant wagons […]

More scenes from the 2014 York Mystery Plays

Here are some more scenes from the 2014 York Mystery Plays, taken from the second Sunday of performance (20th July). They show: 1. The Baptism of Christ, St. Sampson’s Square (NOT an advert for Pizza Express!), brought forth by HIDDen Theatre Company (John the Baptist: Mark Burghagen; Jesus: Ehren Mierau; God: Charles Hunt; Angel 1: […]

Some scenes from the 2014 York Mystery Plays

Here are some photos of last Sunday’s York Mystery Plays (13 July 2014). They include: 1. The procession of The Shepherds’ Play, by the The Guild of Scriveners, showing the pageant wagon and a team of angels (processing up Minister Yard towards Deangate) 2. Christ before Annas and Caiaphas, by The Company of Cordwainers in […]