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Was she amused I wonder?

By helenlinda
Yesterday I went to the Birmingham Passion Play. It was a contemporary retelling of the Easter story, performed live, proceeding from Birmingham Bullring, moving up along New Street to Victoria Square and finishing at St Philip's Cathedral. I struggled to keep up with the crowd, and wondered what Queen Victoria would have made of it all as she looked down over the square as Jesus was arrested, tried and condemned to die.
A selection of the scenes performed by a diverse team of communuty actors alongside Saltmine Theatre Company. Very moving.

Tags: Photo journalism Victoria square Passion play Saltmine Company

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LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 99 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2019 7:58AM
Excellent. The combination of the engaged crowd looking one way and the sniffy monarch looking the other way amuses me.

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Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2019 8:59AM
Very moving Helen - have a lovely Easter.
KateGrin
Herge88 Plus
12 40 5 England
20 Apr 2019 12:19PM
Love the POV in version one, a very interesting set Helen.

Best Matt
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
20 Apr 2019 12:58PM
Very worthwhile way of bringing home the Easter message and a good set of images Helen.
Joan
saltireblue Plus
9 9.7k 36 Norway
20 Apr 2019 1:17PM
The lady, bottom right,was certainly not amused!
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
20 Apr 2019 1:39PM
Think Vickie's more interested in something happening the other direction in the lead! 😀 A fine set of images of this event, Helen 👍
Trev 😀

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