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Prestbury Passion Play 2009

Who’s Who on the Production Team

PRODUCTION of the Passion Play is well under way. Rehearsals have started.  Yes, we need a really big cast, but also need front and back stage help.  We hope this ‘Who’s Who’ will show where help is particularly needed.  If you can lend a hand in any particular area, please contact directly the relevant person for further information or Brian Wood on 01242 515941.  Please join us in making the 2009 production a truly shared experience.

There is a role for everybody.


Chair of the Production Team: The Revd Michael Cozens

Fr Michael will support and encourage the work of the production team


Director: Daphne Philpot

Daphne has directed the Passion play since 1991


Co Producer: Brian Wood

Brian has the task of tying all the loose ends together.
Contact: 01242 515941


Co Producer: Cyril Beer

Cyril tries to pick up anything that Brian has dropped and looks after the finances. Any donations gratefully received


Stage constructor: John Petchey

John has constructed the stages for all the Passion plays in Prestbury. Assistance from any able body would be gratefully received.


Wardrobe: Sheila Beer

Sheila has the task of providing all the costumes and she would appreciate assistance with, for example, sewing, mending, distributing, keeping tabs on the whereabouts and returning of costumes.


Property Manager: Maurice Newman

Maurice has to ensure that all the props are available at the right time and would welcome assistance from any practical people.


Set Designer: John Moles

John has designed and produced the scenery for many of the Passion plays


John Elliott

John has had a major input to the script of the play


Ken Bradbury

Ken will again be looking after the sound system


The Revd Daniel Papworth

Fr Daniel has been involved in other Passion plays but this is his first in Prestbury


The Revd David Gardiner

This will be Fr David’s first Prestbury Passion Play and he will bring new ideas to the enterprise


Photographs by Brian Wood



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