What was it like to witness the Chester Passion Play?

Vivian Onyekwere lives in Chester and is studying for an MA in journalism at the University of Chester. She has…

Norwich 2022

Did you see the Norwich Passion Play? Large crowds followed the performance through the city centre and over 1400 people…

Oxford 2022

Did you see the Passion Play in Oxford this Easter? It was titled ‘And a Sword Shall Pierce their Soul’…

Who is Jesus?

Passion Plays tell the story of Easter in free, live performances around the UK. The Bible story describes the life,…

How to stage a crucifixion

Have you ever wondered how the crucifixion is staged? You may have seen the Bible story of Jesus – his…

Stagefighting Workshops

Passion Plays tell the Easter story and cover the events of the last few years of Jesus’ life, his death…

The long history of Easter plays

Did you know Easter plays and religious drama have a long and popular history in the UK? Today’s Passion Plays…

What is it like to play Jesus?

The story of Jesus – his life, death and resurrection – is the story told in Passion Plays all around…

Do you want to learn stage fighting?

Passion Plays tell the Easter story and cover the events of the last few years of Jesus’ life, his death…

Who was Mary?

Mary was the young mother of Jesus who lived to see her son crucified before her eyes. Two moments in…

Would you like to write a Passion Play?

If you have ever seen a Passion Play, you will know how inspiring the Easter story is to watch. You…

Preparing to play Jesus

What is it like to play the main role in a Passion Play? The Easter story is the story of…

What is it like to write a Passion Play?

Passion plays tell the Easter story, a story some describe as the greatest story ever told. Have you ever wondered…

How can I find a Passion Play?

The Easter story comes to life on the streets of city centres around the UK every Easter. You may like…

What do people say about Passion Plays?

The story of Easter is told in free, live performances every Easter. These performances tell the story of Jesus –…

Passion Plays and Community Theatre    

Do you know that Passion Plays are the largest form of community theatre in the UK? The Easter story is…

Have you seen The Chosen?

The award-winning series The Chosen tells the Easter story through beautiful cinematography and explores the life of Jesus Christ through…

Easter 2022

Easter 2022 is an exciting year for Passion Plays! Once again there will be free live performances in city centres…

Digital Passion Plays

For just under two years Covid 19 restrictions have severely curtailed free performances of Passion Plays, but we had the…