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Preston nativity play has 896 actors

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 03 Jan 2014 @ 12:24

PUPILS, staff, parents, and friends of a Church of England secondary school are hoping that the New Year will bring news that they are record-breakers.

Shortly before Christmas, hundreds gathered at Archbishop Temple School, in Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, in an attempt on the world record for the nativity play with the most living characters. Their target to beat was the 845 achieved by the South Gloucestershire Music Hub in Bristol, in December 2012.

The existing record ...

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