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Port Stories – Talk back event

December 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Bringing Lancaster in the 1700’s to life through unique audio dramas from award winning writers, James Harker and May Sumbwanyambe.
Embedded around Castle Park & St George’s Quay to be accessed from any smart phone, immerse yourself in a walking tour with a difference.

Go to The Storey for the launch event to hear the full instructions at 1pm, or download the map from dukes-lancaster.org/portstories. Then head back to the Storey at 6pm to take part in a Talk back event with the creative team and historians.

Friday 2nd December
6pm Talk Back event at The Storey Lecture Theatre

Hear first-hand from the creative team and historians involved at the talk backevent.


Black Mary & A History of Violence by James Harker

1698 Parts 1 & 2 by May Sumbwanyambe

A History of Violence – Age guidance 14+
One colonial slave; one working-class Lancastrian. A searing cry of pain against modern and historic exploitation.

Black Mary
There’s a box of human remains under Ali’s bed. A box filled with generations of guilt and responsibility. It’s time to open the box.

1698 Part One
A series of unfortunate events lead Quaker businessman, William Stout to roll the dice as a pioneering trader on the high seas.

1698 Part Two
Guilt, uncertainty and bad omens lead William Stout to doubt his decisions and question his faith.

Cast: Amy Lomax, Andrew Sheridan, Chris Jack, David Crellin, Jack Deam, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Linford Johnson, Rachel Austin, Sandra Cole

Directed by Alex Summers

Sound Design by Karen Lauke and Eloise Whitmore of Naked Productions

Port Stories – Talk back event


December 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Lecture Theatre at The Storey
Meeting House Lane
Lancaster, LA1 1TH United Kingdom
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