'Flitch' carried along the streets of Dunmow
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Dunmow Flitch trial: Bacon keeps couple's romance sizzling

Dating back hundreds of years, the Dunmow Flitch trials involve five couples trying to convince a jury of bachelors and maidens that they are totally in love.

Should they succeed, they win a flitch - half a pig.

The event takes place every four years in the town of Dunmow, in Essex. BBC News went along to watch.

Produced by Dan Curtis.

  • 16 Jul 2012
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