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From: "June Parker" <>
Subject: Re: [YKS] Yorksgen 2006
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 11:44:15 +0000
I am unsure of the list of actors for next year as yet, but we will have the
school children dressed up again, plus of course members of the different
guilds as well.
It is said that todays unknown actors in the York Mystery Plays are
tomorrows stars...who knows?
Dunnington Through The Ages
>From: "karen" <>
>Subject: Re: [YKS] Yorksgen 2006
>Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 12:39:33 +0100
>>I know that no fast dates have been set for Yorksgen 2006, but I thought I
>>would bring something to your attention if you are going to be in York in
>>The four year cycle of York Mystery Plays comes round in 2006. These will
>>be performed on two Sundays, the 9th and 16th of July, from Noon, in sites
>>around the centre of York and ending up in the Museum Gardens
>>There are 12 plays, each being presented by a different Guild of York.
>>It is all free as well.
>Our school used to help out with the mystery plays in the museum gardens.
>The year I was there, Jesus was played by Christopher Timothy (of all
>creatures fame). Several of us were dressed in medieval attire and sold
>programmes to visitors. We were told afterwards that an oversees visitor
>had been heard to comment "how nice it was that the nuns were helping out".
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