Everything about this is deeply, DEEPLY, legit.
While the event is likely to raise eyebrows among more traditional-minded Christians, it has the broad support of both the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church in the area.
Church of England spokeswoman Gillian Oliver said: "We are working with the BBC on this and are very pleased to be taking the good news of the gospel onto the streets of Manchester. If anything, something like this can translate the old story into new terms."
While I'd argue the "newness" of Ian Curtis and his saddyness, I guess time is all relative when you're spreading the gospel of big JC.
Through SP Morrissey. And Shaun Ryder.