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York's Mystery Plays returned to their spiritual home, the Museum Gardens, in August 2012.
3:00pm Sunday 4th August 2013
VOLUNTEERS from last year’s York Mystery Plays have gathered in the Museum Gardens for a reunion picnic.
9:31am Friday 2nd August 2013
HUNDREDS of people who were involved in last summer’s spectacular outdoor production of the York Mystery Plays are being invited to a reunion picnic in the Museum Gardens.
7:55am Wednesday 13th March 2013
A NEW group has been launched to keep the York Mystery Plays tradition alive following the runaway success of last summer’s spectacular outdoor production.
9:07am Wednesday 20th February 2013
A GROUP has been set up to support and help promote a centuries-old theatrical tradition.
7:48am Wednesday 3rd October 2012
THE marketing campaign for this summer’s York Mystery Plays has been shortlisted for a prestigious Theatre Management Award.
9:29am Friday 14th September 2012
BARGAIN hunters will have a field day tomorrow when hundreds of costumes and shoes worn during the York Mystery Plays are put on sale.
10:28am Wednesday 29th August 2012
MORE than 32,000 people watched the York 2012 Mystery Plays in Museum Gardens, organisers have revealed.
9:20am Friday 24th August 2012
THE Archbishop of York is set to be in the audience of tonight’s performance of the Plays – and is inviting people to join him in saying night prayers straight afterwards.
9:18am Friday 24th August 2012
MORE than 31,000 tickets have now been sold for the York Mystery Plays , beating the 30,000 target set by organisers.
8:46am Saturday 18th August 2012
THE York Mystery Plays have been winning rave reviews from national theatre critics, who have hailed them as a “splendid spectacle” and a production which “shimmers with life”.
2:13pm Friday 17th August 2012
Two cast members of the Mystery Plays who share the same role talk to Charles Hutchinson
10:24am Friday 17th August 2012
SHOPPERS in York city centre tomorrow will seen scenes from the Mystery Plays enacted in a department store’s windows.
12:10pm Friday 10th August 2012
GOD created the world in six days and then he rested on the seventh. It has taken 12 long years and more than a million pounds to create the York Mystery Plays 2012, the first in the Museum Gardens since 1988 and the first on the grandest scale since Gregory Doran’s awe-inspiring production in York Minster in 2000.
11:59am Friday 10th August 2012
AS a complement and contrast to the 2012 Mysteries in the Museum Gardens, the Guilds and Companies of York will “bring forth” two special performances of plays from the York Mystery Plays this weekend.