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NI councillors fail to ban Bible play

by Gregg Ryan, Ireland Correspondent

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 @ 12:28

A COMIC play that some Christians on Newtownabbey Borough Council, in Northern Ireland, tried to ban last week has gone ahead. After the council's decision, the demand for tickets caused the theatre's website to crash.

The Bible: The complete word of God (abridged),  by the Reduced Shakespeare Company, was staged at the Theatre at the Mill, which is administered by the local authority, to packed houses in a two-nightrun. An attempt by DUP councillors on ...

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