David Whitfield statue unveiled at Hull New Theatre
Hundreds of David Whitfield fans gathered outside Hull New Theatre today to watch the unveiling of a life-sized bronze statue in his memory.
Mr Whitfield's widow Sheila did the honours in Kingston Square this afternoon.
The Hull-born singer, who died in 1980, enjoyed a string of hit singles in the 1950s.
Celebrations will continue this evening with a tribute concert - Hull Salutes David Whitfield - starring Martin Jackson.
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Mr Jackson will perform classics including Rags To Riches and Cara Mia, at the theatre from 8pm.