Peter Blake's Liverpool collage:
Pop artist Sir Peter Blake has unveiled a new collage celebrating the City of Liverpool's cultural icons. The new work is based on his famous 1967 cover for the Beatles 'Sgt Pepper' album, one of the defining images of the 1960's.
Full list of icons.
1-Tom Baker, Actor
1934 - Present
Having spent six years as a monk, he began acting as a hobby when he joined the Merchant Navy. Best known as the fourth scarf wearing eccentric Doctor Who whom he played for seven years, he has continued working in television and radio, most notably in "Blackadder" and "Randall and Hopkins (deceased)".
2 - Lord David Sheppard, Sportsman/Ex- Bishop
1929 - Present
David Sheppard represented England at cricket 22 times over a period of 13 years, a bizarre career affected by his clerical commitments. He is best known as the left leaning Anglican Bishop of Liverpool who became an eloquent critic of Margaret Thatcher. In his twenty two years in the role he was a firm friend and ally of Catholic Archbishop Derek Worlock.
3- Derek Worlock, Ex-Archbishop (d)
1920 - 1996
Former Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool who together with his Anglican counterpart Bishop David Shepherd worked tirelessly to bring the City's Catholic and Protestant communities together. Much admired and loved for his work with the disadvantaged he famously stood side by side with the people of Toxteth during the social disturbances of the 1980's.
4- Glenda Jackson, Actor/ Politician
1936 - Present
Born in Birkenhead, Glenda graduated from RADA and was a successful stage actress before becoming a double Oscar winner for her films "Women in Love" and "A Touch of Class". She then turned her attention to politics where she has been Labour MP for Hampstead and Highgate since 1992.
5- Brian Patten, Poet
1946 - Present
Brian made his name as one of the Liverpool poets in the 1960's and is now recognised as one of Europe's leading contemporary poets. In 2002 Brian Patten was awarded the Freedom of the City of Liverpool, alongside Roger McGough and the late Adrian Henri.
6- Lily Savage, Entertainer
1955 - Present
Paul O'Grady was born in Birkenhead started his adult life as a social worker before beginning his rise to fame 15 years ago on London's comedy circuit. It is as Lily Savage, the caustic talking, spandex wearing, poodle permed female character that he is better known
7 -Beryl Bainbridge, Writer
1933 - Present
Born and raised in Liverpool she became a Dame in 2000. Despite being expelled from school for writing rude limericks she has gone on to five Booker Prize nominations. Adept in many genres, her works include novels based on her Liverpudlian childhood, travel books and historical fiction such as "Every Man for Himself" and "The Birthday Boys".
8 - Rex Harrison, Actor (d)
1908 - 1990
Reginald Carey Harrison made his name on both stage and screen. His stage debut was in 1924 at the Liverpool Rep in "Thirty Minutes in a Street", his film debut following in 1930 in "The Great Game". However it is as Professor Higgins in "My Fair Lady" that he is best known, starring in Broadway (1956-8) and in George Cukor's film adaptation for which he won an Oscar.
9 - Jean Alexander, Actor
1926 - Present
Jean Alexander is best known as "Coronation Streets" dangling fag, pinny wearing Hilda Ogden, a character she played from 1964 - 1987. She won Royal Television Society's Best performance award in 1984 - 85. She has also appeared as Christine Keeler's mother in "Scandal" and as Auntie Wainwright in "Last of the Summer Wine".
10 - Willy Russell, Playwright
1947 - Present
Russell originally left school to become a hairdresser before returning to education to teach. He has written a string of popular, award winning plays and musicals including "Blood Brothers", "Shirley Valentine" and "Educating Rita".
11 -Wayne Rooney, Footballer
1985 - Present
Rooney made his debut for Everton Football Club on the 17th August 2002. At 16 years & 361 days he was also the youngest player (at the time) to score in the English Premiership against Arsenal in 19th October 2002 and in the same season the youngest ever England International. He was voted BBC Young Sports Review Personality of the Year in 2002.
12 - Michael Owen, Footballer
1979 - Present
The Youngest player to play for his country for a century, and was honoured as the BBC Sports Personality of The Year Award in 1998 following his sensational goal against Argentina in the 1998 World Cup. His current record stands at 259 games for Liverpool scoring 140 goals, with 47 games for England and 20 goals.
13 - Bill Shankly, Footballer (d)
1913 - 1981
Having played for Carlisle, Preston and Scotland during the 1930's it is as manager of Liverpool Football Club that Shankly is best remembered. Taking control of a Liverpool side set firmly in the second division in 1959 he managed their rise to the very top of the English game. "Football is not a matter of life and death, it's more important than that."
14- Fiona Banner, Artist
1966 - Present
Artist One of the new generation of Liverpool creatives, Fiona Banner was short-listed for the Turner Prize in 2002. Her work is typically challenging and provocative, investigating the seemingly limitless possibilities of language, and using pornographic film to explore sexuality.
15 - Halle Berry, Actor
1968 - Present
Bond-girl, film icon and daughter of a Liverpudlian mother, she was the first African American to represent the USA in the Miss World Competition and the first African American to win a Best Actress Oscar in 2002 for her role in "Monsters Ball".
16 - Cherie Blair, QC
1954 - Present
Brought up in Liverpool, Cherie Blair is the daughter of the actor Tony Booth and wife of Prime Minister Tony Blair. Professionally she is known as Cherie Booth QC, specialising in employment, education, public, European and human rights law.
17 - Chris Boardman, Cyclist
1968 - Present
Born on the Wirral, Boardman accumulated numerous national titles before bursting on the international scene when he won a gold medal at 1992 Olympics in Barcelona in the 4000m pursuit. He broke cycling's World Hour Record in 2000 with a distance of 56.375 km.
18 -21, The Beatles