Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace Cast

Interviewed by Anna Smith

“It's incredibly inspiring ”

Amazing Grace is the story behind the legendary song, showing the struggle of British politician William Wilberforce as he tries to end slavery in the Empire at the end of the 18th Century.

Director Michael Apted has had a long and distinguished career in documentaries and film, from Gorillas In The Mist to TV series Rome. Star Ioan Gruffudd, meanwhile, has been a staple of period pics over the last decade, not to mention being a member of, er, The Fantastic Four.

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