Exploring Chester Play 16

Episode 84,   Jul 10, 2019, 09:25 AM

Exploring play 16 of the Chester Mystery Cycle

Exploring the Chester Mystery Cycle - Play 16 (The Trial)

From our Exploring workshop, where we read through the text of this play for future use towards an audio/stage show. This is play 16 (to be followed by play 16a) of the Trial. Some violence and abusive language.

The Beyond Shakespeare Irregulars this episode were Liz Cole, Mark Scanlon, and Alan Scott as everyone else – with host, Robert Crighton.

There are more versions of the Chester plays than you can shake a stick at - (actually there are eight) - so any text you use to follow will probably be a bit different to ours (for the sticklers, our base text was H, except for play five, where it was just easier to go for a group text (D-or Hm, A, R, B) composite - though some readings may have been borrowed from all). However, you don't necessarily need to worry about such things, so here's a nice friendly modern spelling version we found online. http://groups.chass.utoronto.ca/plspls/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/index.html

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