Miles Platting Station

Dir. Kate Jessop
Based on a poem by Simon Armitage
Voice: Jim Hinks
RT: 2.27

About the Film

Following Simon Armitage’s metaphoric journey from the Pennine moors down into the bustle and noises of central Manchester, dedicated to a station that no longer exists, and using images from Manchester’s other ghost station: Mayfield Station (also known as Piccadilly’s ‘Platform 15’). Poem performed by Jim Hinks.

Showing as part of Version Verse, SAT 14 NOV, 1pm, Cornerhouse.


Version Film Festival is sponsored by Lion Eyes

Festival & Commission Partner Futureworks

With support from The Granada Foundation

Organised by Comma Press