British Comedy Guide

The Doubter's Mysteries: The Nativity


Edward Picot

  • Friday 3rd May 2019, 8:56pm
  • Kent, England
  • 135 posts

'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 ninth is now online: 'The Nativity of Jesus'. (or for the full series so far, visit

(This one's funny, by the way, so it's not as inappropriate for the forum as some of the others.)