Independence: Passion play to get Scottish twist

Independence: Passion play to get Scottish twist
 

THE names of the characters may be instantly recognisable and there is something very familiar about the storyline.
But the open-air play to be staged in the heart of Edinburgh on Easter Saturday will be far removed from the classic story charting the last days of Christ.
The story is to be retold against the background of a nation in turmoil over a looming referendum – in an alternate reality version of modern-day Scotland where mass unrest under Herod’s weakening grip has become the norm.
But organisers insist they are making strenuous efforts to ensure Jesus is not portrayed as a... read more

 
11 February 2014 in Politics, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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