His Royal Highness the Duke of York and the Archbishop of York have been confirmed as Patron and President for the York Minster Mystery Plays 2016.
Prince Andrew and the Archbishop have been long standing supporters of the Plays, which return to the Minster in May 2016 for only the second time in their near 700 year history.
The cathedral’s Nave will be transformed into a 1,000-seater theatre for the production, which runs for five weeks from 26 May to 30 June.
In keeping with tradition, a community cast will be at the centre of the production with just one professional actor, and recruitment for key roles including Adam, Eve, Noah and Satan is taking place this autumn.
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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini visited a Greggs in Newcastle city centre this morning to launch a new chocolate bar to raise money for Cheryl's Trust. The limited edition Belgian Chocolate Crunch bar is available from today.
so cute that Cheryl bought her own chocolate bars then gave them out to people?
Ant and Dec had a successful night at the TVChoice awards.
The pair collected prizes for best entertainment show for Saturday Night Takeaway, best reality show for I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! and best talent show for Britain's Got Talent - which they front both of.
Others winners at the ceremony were ITV's Broadchurch which won best drama series and lead actor, David Tennant, who won best actor for the second year in a row.
Sheridan Smith walked away with the best actress prize for her portrayal of the late singer and entertainer Cilla Black after starring in the ITV drama, Cilla.
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini spent a day in Newcastle with Geordie TV presenters Ant and Dec. They visited a local dance school and reminisced about growing up in Toon. Some lucky fans had the chance to grab a photograph!
The Call My Name singer and former Girls Aloud favourite launches a chocolate bar with Greggs today to raise money for her charity Cheryl's Trust.
Gary Barlow has revealed that two local actors are among the cast for his musical "The Girls". In a tweet he says he is proud to announce Ben Hunter, from Hull, as Danny and Josh Benson, from York, as Tommo.
Ben replied saying he was 'buzzing".
"The Girls" is based on the story of the Rylstone WI members in North Yorkshire who bared all in a calendar for charity. The musical, written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, will have its premiere at Leeds Grand on November 14th.
Construction will begin on the Eleven Arches attraction in County Durham this morning.
The £27 million project, which is based on a show created in France, will bring to life the history of England and the North East.
The open air nighttime spectacle will open near Auckland Castle in summer 2016.
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