Advent Day 2: Drama Kirk presents 'Shepherds' Christmas Story'

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Drama Kirk is back with an online retelling of the Nativity from the perspective of the shepherds as they receive the news that will change their lives forever on the night of the first Christmas.

Featuring a cast of professional actors, 'Shepherds' Christmas Story' by Jeanette Walters, directed by Nicholas Elliott and produced by Liz Blackman, is an engaging take on the Christmas Story reflecting the joy of Jesus' birth.

Share the wonder of the Shepherds this Christmas as they go from tending their flock to being the very first visitors to the new-born King.

The Hamilton-based theatre group have also filmed four of Bob Hartman's Rhyming Bible poems which focus on the lead-up and the Nativity itself.

Both Christmas projects will be available free for schools, churches and community groups to use, and all the films can be accessed via the Drama Kirk YouTube playlist for streaming or can be downloaded on request or sent on DVD by contacting

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