Black Mary by James Harker

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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    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.

    Cast: Julie Hesmondhalgh, Amy Lomax, David Crellin, Sandra Cole, Rachel Austin, Chris Jack
    Directed by Alex Summers
    Sound Design by Karen Lauke & Eloise Whitmore of Naked Productions

    This is 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.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Lancaster Castle; Lancaster Priory

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    Directly outside the gate to Lancaster Castle, Castle Park, LA1 1YJ

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Lancaster Castle, Priory Steps

    Best time to walk:

    Before dark

    Precautions:

    Includes a short cobbled path and gentle steps up to Lancaster Priory

    Black Mary by James Harker

    Profile voicemap the dukes
    30 Nov 2016
    Clock 20min      Length0mi
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    Start Point

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    Black Mary by James Harker

    Welcome to Port Stories – four unique, locational audio stories by award-winning writers, inspired by Lancaster’s Georgian history.

    I'll give you directions after each scene, so you can put your phone away now and relax – take in the world around you.

    Each scene will be triggered automatically when you’re in the right spot by your GPS location. Just stop when you hear the story unfold.

    Wait here for now, in the courtyard outside the Castle gates.

    Here begins Black Mary, by James Harker…

    [SCENE ONE]

    Now, with your back to the castle, head down the hill by the path leading off to the left and stop by the white, stone witches poetry post opposite number 17 with the red front door.

    Scene Two

    Scene Two
    Black Mary by James Harker

    [Scene Two]

    Next, go to the top of the Priory steps. With the castle behind you, turn left along St Mary’s Parade, following it round to the foot of the steps. Once at the top, turn around to take in the view across Lancaster.

    Scene Three

    Scene Three
    Black Mary by James Harker

    [Scene Three]

    Now, continue to walk along with the Priory on your right until you reach the tomb statue of the reclining lady, missing her head and her hand.

    Scene Four

    Pay wave

    [Scene Four]

    Now take a seat on the bench behind the wall just in front of you overlooking the gravestones.

    Scene Five

    Pay wave

    [Scene Five]

    [Followed by credits]

    Thank you for listening to Black Mary.
    There are three more Port Stories to follow:
    You'll find directions to the starting points in the route descriptions.
    Goodbye for now.

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