Travel article in Church Times, January 2020: 'The Passion play in Oberammergau takes place this year. Ray Goodburn on its enduring appeal - and how to book a last-minute ticket.' www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2020/24-january/features/features/travel-and-retreats-a-play-for-all-seasons
Ray Goodburn has led and organized tour groups to Oberammergau and the Passion Play over many years. He is an ordained minister who studied at Wesley House, Cambridge. Ray's ministry went on to enrich a series of parishes and he also worked as a teacher of religious education. In the years since, Ray has worked for a leading Christian tour operator - with experience in several countries. He put his considerable experience to good use as an author, the result being three more guides in this Series: The Holy Land; the Lands of St Paul; and Rome and Assisi. Ray lives in Nottinghamshire, England.
For anyone planning to attend this year's ten yearly Passion play in Oberammergau, this is the definitive guide.' Life and Work Magazine (Church of Scotland) Jan 2020 edition; 'Raymond Goodburn has done a great service for us and others who plan to see the passion play. His book gives valuable information about what to expect, what to see, where to go and yes, what to buy.' Methodist Recorder 25th October 2019.