York Mystery Plays

Scope and Content

Collection consists of photographs and slides of the plays and the buildings/sets that were used for the plays. Also includes sketch books, costume designs, and documents relating to rehearsal as well as a prompt book, newspaper cuttings about the plays, ticket, programmes and presentation box of Rev. J.S. Purves 'The York Cycle of Mystery Plays - A Complete Version', and two recordings of the 2010 and 2014 plays.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.