The People's Passion

Listen to an audio version of the Passion story according to the Gospel of St. Mark.

The BBC's local radio stations invited volunteers to take part in a reading of the People's Passion. Click the images below to hear voices from all over the country.

What The Passion means...

Visit the BBC Where I Live sites to see what people are saying about The Passion in your area.

A Passion for Liverpool

Celebrating Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture, this version of The People's Passion is read by international students and staff of Liverpool Hope University.


For The People's Passion, we used Mark's Gospel in The New Revised Standard Version (Anglicized Edition), copyright 1989, 1995 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Skip to top

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.