The end of the world is coming and the major players gather in
Southwark to argue for the souls of men. Will God win out or Satan
prevail? What messages will come from the spirit of Borough's medieval
prostitute, The Goose, and her shaman the mysterious John Crow?
a once-in-a-decade chance to experience
The Southwark Mysteries
by John Constable
22nd, 23rd, 24th April 2010 at 7.15pm (doors open: 6.45)
Inspired by the medieval mystery plays, which adapted Bible stories to
their own time and place, the play is rooted in the history of
Bankside and fuses traditional elements with local folklore and
The Southwark Mysteries has been performed in full once only, to a
capacity audience in Shakespeare’s Globe and Southwark Cathedral on
Easter Sunday, 23 April 2000.
Exactly ten years on, this new production in the Cathedral features
top professional actors, an adult community cast and three school
In the preceding week there will be free performances of scenes from
the play at The Scoop, More London, and key Bankside locations.
Tickets available through the website: http://www.southwarkmysteries.co.uk/