JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; the Deity Dozen of Toughest Role Ever
Byline: By LESLEY ROBERTS
IT'S the greatest story ever told - but telling it is fraught with danger.
The BBC wades into controversy tonight with its four-part pounds 4million Biblical drama The Passion.
And little-known actor Joseph Mawle admits he found the leading role "incredibly daunting".
But Scotland's religious leaders are pleased that the holy story is being retold. The Rev Jock Stein, of the Church of Scotland's mission council, said: "If people start talking about Jesus and taking him more seriously, that's good news."
Ronnie Convery, spokesman for the Catholic Church in Glasgow, was a consultant for the programme which culminates on …
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Publication information: Article title: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; the Deity Dozen of Toughest Role Ever. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: March 16, 2008. Page number: 16. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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