Pictures: Crucifixion of Jesus Recreated In Annual Central London ’Passion Play’ Tradition

Oliver JJ Lane


14th April 2017

A British Christian theatre group has staged their annual Passion Play in Trafalgar square, London, part of a tradition of Easter pageants in the United Kingdom depicting the final days of Christ going back hundreds of years. [Once a common feature of Holy Week celebrations in the United Kingdom, the Medieval tradition of Passion Plays has largely abided except in some villages and cities, and London, where the Wintershall players stage the Passion of Jesus before 20, 000 people in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday. Sharing of bread and wine, Roman soldiers, in authentic uniforms, make their entrance, Pontus Pilate has made his decision, Carrying the cross, Crucifixion in central London, Truly, He is Risen, All pictures by Rachel Megawhat Breitbart London.



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