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Deirdre Purcell


Nationality:    Irish
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Mysteries 2000

Mysteries 2000

Mysteries 2000 was a millennium project where fifteen writers were commissioned to produce new versions of sections of the Mystery plays. The plays were as follows: 'The Fall of Lucifer', 'Creation', 'Jesus, Mary & Joseph' and 'Judgement Day' by Michael McCaffery; 'Cain and Abel' and 'The Last Supper' by Aidan Matthews; 'Noah' by Fergus Linehan; 'Abraham & Isaac' by Johnny Hanrahan; 'moses' by Joe O'Byrne; 'Temptation' and 'The Adulteress Woman' by Joseph O'Connor; 'Parliament of Heaven', 'The Seven Deadly Virtues' and 'Council of Jews' by Derek Chapman; 'The Death of Herod' by Pat Kinevane; 'John the Baptist' by Declan Gorman; 'my Mind of Questions' and 'Betrayal' by Brendan Kennelly; 'Lazarus', 'Buffeting' and 'Harrowing of Hell' by Gavin Kostick; 'Pilate's Wife' by Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy; 'The Death of Judas' by Michael Scott; 'Ascension' by Deirdre Purcell and 'Song of Songs' by Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill.


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