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Philip Larkin's Whitsun Weddings honoured on Hull train ride

A poem by one of Britain's most famous poets has been performed on a train from Hull to London to mark the work's 50th anniversary.

Passengers on the special service heard original recordings of The Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin as narrated by actor Bill Nighy.

Performers from Hull theatre company, Ensemble 52, also hopped on at various stops along the route telling stories about marriage through the decades.

  • 06 Jun 2014