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Live dates for 2023: Tim performs his new concept album about William Wilberforce's campaign to abolish the slave trade 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, Helen Duncan Room 

Two shows a day: 15:00, 18:30

21-25 August 2022. 

Following the success of his 2022 show ‘The Story of Captain James Cook’, Tim Hunter returns to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2023. Once again Tim is narrating and performings songs taken from a concept album about a famous Yorkshireman.This time the story is based on the events that led to the Slave Trade being abolished by Parliament, mainly through the efforts of a Yorkshire MP, William Wilberforce.

 

In the context of the time, this was a truly progressive campaign and a huge step forward

The concert features a version of 'Amazing Grace', the hymn written by John Newton (one of Wilberforce's key allies). 'Amazing Grace' was first performed 250 years ago in 1773. 

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