The Doubter's Mysteries: Cain and Abel


Edward Picot

  • Thursday 8th November 2018, 12:42pm
  • Kent, England
  • 125 posts

I'm continuing to post these on the back of earlier encouragement, but this one probably doesn't really belong in a comedy forum.

'The Doubter's Mysteries' are an attempt to write a short cycle of Mystery Plays - ie. plays based on Bible stories, like the Medieval Mystery Plays of York, Chester and Wakefield - from the point of view of a sceptical modern audience; an audience which either doesn't believe in God, or can't work out what he's playing at.

There are fourteen of these plays, and the third is now online: 'Cain and Abel'. (or for the full series so far, visit


Paul Wimsett

  • Thursday 8th November 2018, 3:24pm
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 2,978 posts

I played Ham in the Canterbury Mysteries. It was a pig of a role.