Actor to play Jesus in his final hours in attempt to increase church attendance

What you might expect to see in Ilford next week

What you might expect to see in Ilford next week

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Do not be disturbed if you spot a man being whipped and stoned until he bleeds while carrying a large cross in the street next week.

The Redbridge Easter Parade planning committee are staging a re-enactment of Jesus’s final hours on Tuesday in an effort to remind people of the meaning of Easter and increase church attendance.

The committee is also staging an Easter Parade and festival on Easter Monday (April 21).

Wilson Chowdhry, event manager for the parade, said: “Our Easter Parade will be a day of excitement and joy for all people of Redbridge.

“Fun activities such as a procession, live music, drama, games, stalls and a funfair will make it a great outing for families.

"The event will also have a more serious message, attempting to remove the myths about Christianity and reminding people of the true message of Easter.”

The re-enactment will take place in Green Lane, Ilford, on Tuesday at 10:30am.

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4:21pm Fri 31 Jan 14

Villagecranberry says...

Some people would pay for such up West End, I have read.
Some people would pay for such up West End, I have read. Villagecranberry
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8:56pm Fri 31 Jan 14

NDevoto says...

Ah yes those usual Christian "fun activities for all the family" like
the violent whipping of a man followed by his execution by crucifixion..
Ah yes those usual Christian "fun activities for all the family" like the violent whipping of a man followed by his execution by crucifixion.. NDevoto
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6:16pm Mon 3 Feb 14

Wilson Chowdhry says...

Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out. Wilson Chowdhry
  • Score: -1

7:23pm Mon 3 Feb 14

NDevoto says...

Wilson Chowdhry wrote:
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest.

Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.
[quote][p][bold]Wilson Chowdhry[/bold] wrote: Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.[/p][/quote]Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest. Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers. NDevoto
  • Score: 2

9:05pm Mon 3 Feb 14

Villagecranberry says...

NDevoto wrote:
Wilson Chowdhry wrote:
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest.

Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.
Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.
[quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wilson Chowdhry[/bold] wrote: Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.[/p][/quote]Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest. Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.[/p][/quote]Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians. Villagecranberry
  • Score: -1

12:08am Tue 4 Feb 14

NDevoto says...

Villagecranberry wrote:
NDevoto wrote:
Wilson Chowdhry wrote:
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest.

Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.
Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.
Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.
[quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wilson Chowdhry[/bold] wrote: Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.[/p][/quote]Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest. Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.[/p][/quote]Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.[/p][/quote]Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible. NDevoto
  • Score: 2

2:34am Tue 4 Feb 14

Villagecranberry says...

NDevoto wrote:
Villagecranberry wrote:
NDevoto wrote:
Wilson Chowdhry wrote:
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest.

Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.
Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.
Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.
In your opinion there 'is no' but respect the religion of others, like I say please.
[quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wilson Chowdhry[/bold] wrote: Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.[/p][/quote]Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest. Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.[/p][/quote]Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.[/p][/quote]Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.[/p][/quote]In your opinion there 'is no' but respect the religion of others, like I say please. Villagecranberry
  • Score: 0

1:36pm Tue 4 Feb 14

NDevoto says...

Villagecranberry wrote:
NDevoto wrote:
Villagecranberry wrote:
NDevoto wrote:
Wilson Chowdhry wrote:
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest.

Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.
Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.
Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.
In your opinion there 'is no' but respect the religion of others, like I say please.
No. The times that religion gets an assumed "Get out of jail" card and will go unchallenged in the public arena, which this is, is OVER.
[quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wilson Chowdhry[/bold] wrote: Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.[/p][/quote]Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest. Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.[/p][/quote]Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.[/p][/quote]Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.[/p][/quote]In your opinion there 'is no' but respect the religion of others, like I say please.[/p][/quote]No. The times that religion gets an assumed "Get out of jail" card and will go unchallenged in the public arena, which this is, is OVER. NDevoto
  • Score: 1

1:38pm Tue 4 Feb 14

Villagecranberry says...

NDevoto wrote:
Villagecranberry wrote:
NDevoto wrote:
Villagecranberry wrote:
NDevoto wrote:
Wilson Chowdhry wrote:
Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times.

NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.
Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest.

Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.
Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.
Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.
In your opinion there 'is no' but respect the religion of others, like I say please.
No. The times that religion gets an assumed "Get out of jail" card and will go unchallenged in the public arena, which this is, is OVER.
Not exactly true with regards to certain religions that are non-Christian but I take your point.
[quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Villagecranberry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]NDevoto[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wilson Chowdhry[/bold] wrote: Hi Villagecranberry, you are quite right Jesus was such a superstar thay made his life into a west end play. The version currently playing uses modern images to make it relevant to people in our modern times. NDevoto, I am sorry that the real Easter is not about pink bunny's, but the good news I can share is that Jesus rose from the dead. This means that our Easter Parade and Festival is a more joyful family day out.[/p][/quote]Ah yes, Jesus Christ Superstar which before the stage show was actually an album featuring a certain Paul Raven aka Gary Glitter as a...priest. Nobody mentioned pink bunnys (sic) Mr Chowdhury, There is as much "evidence " for the "pink invisible unicorn", as your deity, and the sado masochistic manifestations of it's followers.[/p][/quote]Blasphemy. You would not criticise Muslims as the Police would breath down your neck so please do not mock the Christians.[/p][/quote]Who are YOU to say who I would not mock, Cornfeefur? Read my other comments, troll. I will mock who I like and since there is no "god", blasphemy is a victimless "crime" save for the poor "offended" minds of the gullible.[/p][/quote]In your opinion there 'is no' but respect the religion of others, like I say please.[/p][/quote]No. The times that religion gets an assumed "Get out of jail" card and will go unchallenged in the public arena, which this is, is OVER.[/p][/quote]Not exactly true with regards to certain religions that are non-Christian but I take your point. Villagecranberry
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