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Manchester Passion (2006)

The story of Jesus Christ's last few hours told through the meaning of music by Manchester musicians.

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Phil Chilvers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Allen ... Presenter / Pontius Pilate
Darren Morfitt Darren Morfitt ... Jesus
Denise Johnson Denise Johnson ... Mary
Tim Booth ... Judas
Nicholas R. Bailey ... Peter (as Nicholas Bailey)
Chris Bisson ... Barabbas (as Christopher Bisson)
Debbie Bowers Debbie Bowers ... Peter's accuser #1
Anna French Anna French ... Peter's accuser #2
Danny Thornton Danny Thornton ... Peter's accuser #3
Andy McGowan Andy McGowan ... Thief / fellow prisoner
Ian Gregg Ian Gregg ... Theif / fellow prisoner
Eamonn O'Dwyer Eamonn O'Dwyer ... Man In Van
Tony Wilson Tony Wilson ... Himself (as Anthony Wilson)
Sam Brackenbury Sam Brackenbury ... Disciple
Jason Jump Jason Jump ... Disciple
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The last hours of Jesus Christ's life told through the meaning of music from some of Manchester's greatest musicians: New Order, Oasis and The Smiths to name but a few. Written by Stuart Gray

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Musical

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | BBC Three [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2006 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

Broadcast live from Manchester's Albert Square on Good Friday 2006. See more »

Goofs

When the interviewer is talking to someone, a man walking by in the background draws the cross the wrong way round. See more »

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Version of The Passion (2013) See more »

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oh dear
20 September 2006 | by therendergeneralSee all my reviews

what were Tim booth and, particularly Kieth Allen, thinking? ignore the previous comment! this truly was a tragic affair. it was embarrassing to watch and i cringed all the way thru. i'm sure you can see Kieth Allen thinking, 'what was i on when i agreed to do this'. I think its one of those things that possibly looks good on paper, but when brought to life is not exactly what you hoped it would be.

it just doesn't work on any level except comedic! to attach classic songs to this garbage is in itself blasphemis! avoid at all costs - close your eyes and just pretend it never happened..... ahhhhhhhhh....that's better.


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