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Proper Easter, No bunnies or eggs.

By philtaylorphoto  
8th April 2017. A cast of around 50 actors from a variety of backgrounds performed a Passion Play to an uudience of thousands in Manchester Cathedrall Gardens on the hottest day of the year. They were accompanied by Manchester Inspirational Voices Choir led by Wayne Ellingtton. (Winners of Songs of Praise Choir of the Year). Jesus was played by Rob Slater, a 59 yr old salesman from Bolton.

I'll probably get 'cancelled' for a culturally unacceptable portrayal of violence now...

Tags: Photo journalism Passion Manchester Cross Drama Crucifixion Re-enactment Christian Jesus Christianity Crucify Passion play

Voters: Zilba, bobpaige1, viscostatic and 21 more


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Zilba 12 5 South Africa
4 Apr 2021 9:12AM
Nice work mate.
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2021 9:13AM
Yes, the real Easter for those who believe. It's going the same way as Christmas now, a festival for commercial exploitation.

Great image of what seems like a very good play.

Phil.
philtaylorphoto 20 334 2
4 Apr 2021 9:16AM
Now, don't spoil it and tell me what happened next.

dudler Plus
18 1.7k 1877 England
4 Apr 2021 6:05PM
Even for those who do not believe, it's a graphic portrayal of what happens when principle meets power, and a warning to the powerful that we are not all made in their image...
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2021 6:55PM
Easter excellently portrayed
Ju

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