BBC New Nativity Drama in Four Parts

Starting tonight on BBC 1  at 7pm. 
Each episode lasts half an hour, revealing the "gritty "human story behind the biblical events.

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  1. Mary counts her blessings when her parents arrange to marry her to a local carpenter.
  2. Episode 2 Mary is visited by the Angel Gabriel, and she learns she will bear the son of God.
  3. Joseph cannot accept Mary's explanation for her pregnancy, and her neighbours turn on her.
  4. As Mary goes into labour, Joseph must find somewhere for her to give birth. 
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claire said...

Fabulous! What a treat! Thank you for this.

Philomena Ewing said...

Saw the first episode : Quite good but nothing spectacular.

I think living the mystery is far better !