Video: York Hortulanus (‘The Gardener’)

After the Angel has announced the Resurrection of Christ to the Three Maries, Mary Magdalen determines to stay by the tomb until she sees Christ himself. Her lamentations are interrupted by a figure she takes to be the gardener. Text as performed c.1470.

Performed at York on the original pageant route in the Festival of 1992 by the University of Groningen. This station is at Minster Gates. Play directed by Femke Kramer. Cast: Mary Magdalen Lucy Glyn-Jones; Christ Rink Hooijsma.

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