YMPST Waggon meeting 2014

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Lincoln Mystery Plays 2016

Trip to Lincoln’s Mystery Plays in August 2016

Want to see Lincoln’s Mystery Plays in August 2016? We are planning a trip from York to the Lincoln Mystery Plays in August 2016. We’ll book the tickets and arrange a coach to take us there. We are working out the details at present but if you are interested, please email Sharon Hill.

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York Festival Of Ideas

Mystery Plays Seminar – Limited Places

Dr Cristina Figueredo is holding an informal seminar – 16 places only – which will be of interest to those who have taken part in the York Mystery Plays or who want to learn more about the productions. Many people from different backgrounds have taken part in previous productions of the York Mystery Plays, as […]

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Film and TV actor Philip McGinley to take lead role

Game of Thrones and Coronation Street star Philip McGinley is to play the lead role in this summer’s hotly-anticipated York Minster Mystery Plays. The 34-year-old, who is currently starring in an adaptation of DH Lawrence’s Husbands and Sons at the National Theatre, will play Jesus in the cathedral’s production of the famous Plays. York Minster’s […]

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York Mystery Plays 2016 production team revealed

York Minster have announced the York Mystery Plays 2016 production team who have been set the challenge of adding to the already rich history of The Plays.

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Thanks for telling us what you think!

Thanks to everyone (members and non-members) who completed our survey and told us what you think about the YMPST.

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Happy New Year! Here’s to 2015…

New YMPST Chair Angie Millard looks forward to an exciting 2015. We are already planning some interesting events for 2015 – watch this space!

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YMPST Waggon, 2014 - Photo: Chris Mackins

Get your copy of the Waggon Plays 2014 DVD

If you’re looking for a bit of York Mystery Plays history, then get yourself a DVD of the 2014 Waggon Plays.

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Gloucester Mystery Plays Symposium

Lindsay Ibbotson reports from the National Mystery Plays Symposium 2014 on behalf of York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust.

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Waggon Plays reflections

Reflections on the Trust’s production: York Mystery Plays 2014 Artistic Director, Deborah Pakkar-Hull, looks back on working with the YMPST team on Entry into Jerusalem.

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Entry Into Jerusalem, July 2014

A few reflections on the experience from some of our volunteers. Thank you all for your thoughts!

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York Mystery Plays 2014

Experiencing History: York Mystery Plays

Lauren Johnson blogs about her experience as an audience member experiencing the 2014 York Mystery Plays.

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YMPST Waggon Play Director no longer a mystery

Simon Tompsett, the newly appointed  director for the York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust waggon in York Mystery Plays 2014, explains his vision…

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Omens?

Sandra Rowan looks back at the recent Members’ Evening and looks forward, with the omens looking promising

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Visit York Awards

York Mystery Plays 2012 – award winners!

The 2012 Mystery Plays have taken the title of Visitor Experience Of The Year at Visit York’s Tourism Awards 2013.

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York Mystery Plays 2012 picnic

York Mystery Plays 2012 reunion picnic

Alex Hughes, Chair of York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust, enjoys a sunny return to York’s Museum Gardens, site of the 2012 Mystery Plays, with a few friends.

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Mystery Woman play reading

No longer a mystery

Ged Cooper looks back on the first reading of her new play, inspired by her own personal involvement in York Mystery Plays 2012.

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Mystery Woman revealed

Emerging playwright and former York Mystery Plays cast member, Ged Cooper on her new play, inspired by the 2012 production, and its first public reading.

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York Student College Awards

YMPST Committee Member Angie Millard enjoys an evening at the York Student College Awards – with Mystery Plays related winners.

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YMPST walk by Yorkwalk

In The Steps Of The Mystery Plays – the 1st YMPST members event

York Mystery Play Supporters Trust Treasurer Claire Robinson joins Yorkwalk’s Warwick Burton to follow traditional route of York Mystery Plays for the first YMPST members event.

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Why charge for membership?

York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust Membership Secretary Phil Turner looks at the decision to charge a membership fee and how the money will be spent.

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Visit York Tourism Awards 2013

Double delight with award nominations for York Mystery Plays 2012

YMPST Committee Member and York Mystery Plays 2012 Digital Marketing volunteer, James Eaglesfield takes mickle delight in a double award nomination for YMP2012.

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Our exclusive YMPST membership benefits are announced

Not only will you enjoy knowing that you are supporting the YMPST when you sign up to be a member, you’ll also receive a host of special offers.

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YMPST – Up and running!

Alex Hughes, Chair of York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust discusses the official launch and warm, fuzzy feelings.

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