Passion play: the often fraught history of the theatre and Christianity


During Holy Week – the run-up to Easter – theatrical versions of religious narratives abound.

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Across the world, countless church groups present Easter plays, people join processions and stage tableaux – and since 2010, and come rain or shine, a troupe called the Wintershall Players have enacted the…

Led by professional actor James Burke-Dunsmore, this otherwise amateur company performs in a marked-off area with the audience on all four sides, while the action is relayed in close-up on a…

The performance is also streamed live via Facebook, and…

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