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Sunday Feature: Children of theWhitsun Weddings


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Vhat would Philip Larkin (1922-85) have o say to a poet from one of the working-class estates he thought would destroy England, and to a bourgeois woman who writes about motherhood? Poets Paul Farley and Kate Clanchy , born within days of one another in 1965, nine months after the publication of Larkin's The
Whitsun Weddings, travel across Britain retracing some of Larkin's train-inspired poetic journeys and assess what remains of Larkin's England.
With readings of The Whitsun Weddings, Dockery and Son, Friday Night at the Royal Station Hotel and Here. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Paul Farley
Unknown: Kate Clanchy
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

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