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The Chester Mystery Plays (Play of the Month BBC-1 1976, Michael Hordern)

Epically long Easter play that detailed Scenes from the set of 14th Century Mystery plays that were originally performed by the craft guilds of Chester.

cast
Michael Hordern as God
Tom Courtney as Christ
Alun Armstrong
Hilda Braid
Keith Chegwin
Kenneth Colley
Paul Copley
Joe Gladwin
Brian Glover
Fiona Gray
Christopher Guard
Kim Hardy
Christine Hargreaves
Tony Haygarth
James Hazeldine
Ronald Herdman
David Jackson
Philip Jackson
Sam Kelly
Ashley Knight
Kevin McNally
John Normington
Antonia Pemberton
Candida Prior
John Quarmby
Helen Raye
Terry Scully
Derek Smith
Nina Thomas
Sophie Ward
Raymond Westwell
New College Choir, Oxford.

production details
Writer: Maurice Hussey
Music: Guy Wolfenden
Drawings: Tom Taylor, Brian Pike and Bernard Blatch
Script Editor: Alan Shallcross
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Piers Haggard

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 1×150 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 April 1976





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