The Doubter's Mysteries: Cain and Abel

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Edward Picot

  • Thursday 8th November 2018, 12:42pm
  • Kent, England
  • 116 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'.

http://edwardpicot.com/mysteries/03cainandabel.html (or for the full series so far, visit http://edwardpicot.com/mysteries)

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Paul Wimsett

  • Thursday 8th November 2018, 3:24pm
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 2,838 posts

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