Lancaster audio tour: A History of Violence by James Harker

A History of Violence by James Harker

Walking Tour

15 mins

About the Tour

One colonial slave; one working-class Lancastrian. A searing cry of pain against modern and historic exploitation.

Cast: Rachel Austin, Chris Jack
Directed by Alex Summers
Sound Design by Karen Lauke & Eloise Whitmore of Naked Productions

One of four original audio dramas commissioned by The Dukes to animate Lancaster's Georgian history in partnership with the Regional Heritage Centre at Lancaster University, Lancaster Museums Service and Global Link, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Tour Producer


The Dukes Lancaster

A theatre in Lancaster, Lancashire, producing a variety of professional live theatre, cinema and participatory projects.

Major Landmarks

  • Lune Millennium Bridge

Directions to Starting Point

Beside the Slave Trade Arts Memorial, St George's Quay, Lancaster, LA1 1HL

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Places to stop along the way

Millenium Bridge

Best time of day

Before dark


Make sure you have headphones and your phone's battery is charged.


A History of Violence by James Harker