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Philip Larkin and The Whitsun Weddings

'Our almost-instinct almost true:
What will survive of us is love.'

Poets Andrew Motion and Kate Clanchy discuss the writing of Philip Larkin and his collection, 'Whitsun Weddings', which was first published 50 years ago in 1964.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music.

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