The pull of tradition

17th December 2004 at 00:00
(Photograph) - Joseph, played by 10-year-old Sam Lowe, struggles to lead a donkey known as Del Boy to church to perform in the nativity play put on by Smallwood primary, Cheshire. Orthodox Christmas stories were being performed in 83 per cent of primary schools this year but in only 6 per cent of secondaries

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