What is Liverpool known for?

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in his paintings. ''Abstract Expressionism, Jackson Pollock's "Psychoanalytic Drawings" Paintings"'' Retrieved July 24, 2010 * Contrary to some sources,

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of Edinburgh , where he was a prominent member of the Edinburgh University Theatre Company at the Bedlam Theatre and performed in the Improverts improvised comedy troupe. He began his comedy career in Edinburgh in 1994, moved to London in 1996 and quickly established himself as a comedy club "headliner" as well as a favourite on the university circuit. He is married to Clara and has two daughters, Greta and Astrid (born in November 2005 and May

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for more info and tickets. Also for laughs, try '''Rawhide''' at the '''Royal Court Theater''' which showcases some of the best in regional and national comedy talent. Every June or July there is a fortnight long *'''Liverpool Comedy Festival''' which takes place in venues across the city. One event not to be missed is the now legendary '''Drink up Stand up''' pub crawls which includes four pubs, four comedians, one compere (host) and a megaphone! On the first Tuesday of the month


Sussex , a ferry across the River Mersey, in Liverpool; All Saints' Church in Newcastle-upon-Tyne; and White Mischief, an indoor festival mixing live bands with unusual vaudeville acts. In September 2007, Adams took part in a match between United Kingdom and China, held in Liverpool, England. Playing alongside Adams was former World Championship challenger GM Nigel Short (Nigel Short). This chess event was the first time in almost 15 years that the two GMs had played chess together on British soil. Overall, he scored 3½ 6, conceding one loss to GM Zhang Pengxiang (ELO 2649, at time of match) in round four. The UK team lost the match to China, 20–28, Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool

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Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British throne. Born and raised in Liverpool, Lennon became involved as a teenager in the skiffle craze (Skiffle#Skiffle in Britain); his first band, The Quarrymen, evolved into The Beatles in 1960. As the group disintegrated towards the end of the decade, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced the critically acclaimed albums ''John Lennon Plastic Ono Band'' and ''Imagine (Imagine (album))'', and iconic songs such as !-- Before

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was designed by Peter Saville (Peter Saville (artist)), whose distinctive graphics provided OMD's public image well into the mid-80s. The unusual graphics that feature on the sleeve were partially inspired by Andy and Paul's original musical notation style. Unable to read or write music, they adapted a series of symbols, each one representing different instruments.

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publisher Culture 24 date 26 November 2006 accessdate 3 August 2010 Liverpool is also home to the UK's oldest surviving classical orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,

Liverpool page 68 publisher Liverpool University Press isbn 978-1-84631-224-3 as well as the oldest surviving repertory theatre, the Liverpool Playhouse.

of a public house at the corner of Hope Street (Hope Street, Liverpool) and Hardman Street in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and stands diagonally opposite the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. It is commonly known as ''The Phil''.

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in East Berkshire and moved in 1988 to become General Manager (and later Chief Executive) of Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals which provided a wide range of general hospital and mental health services in East Berkshire. He moved to Oxford in 1993 to become Chief Executive of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust which at the time incorporated the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals and is one of the largest academic medical centres in the country. Crisp became South Thames

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and Gibraltar. She returned to New York 22 August and made one convoy voyage to Liverpool from 6 October to 1 November before sailing to the Panama Canal Zone as escort for ''Randolph'' (USS Randolph (CV-15)) (CV-15). Born in Liverpool, he made his acting debut in 1939 as a lead actor. During World War II he served in the army, and returned to acting playing character roles in 1946; he made a name for himself playing the same pompous character in numerous films, most of them

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: web 20071011203451 http: 2007 SHOWBIZ Movies 09 18 film.evanrachelwood.ap index.html archivedate October 11, 2007 The film featured her singing musical numbers and she describes the role as her favorite, calling director Julie Taymor "one of the most amazing directors out there." "Venus Zine: Evan Rachel Wood" Venus Zine Spring 2009 Issue One critic


'''Liverpool''' ( The city is within the historic county (Historic counties of England) of Lancashire. Its urbanisation and expansion were largely brought about by its status as a major port (Port of Liverpool), which included its participation in the Atlantic slave trade. Liverpool was the port of registry of the ocean liner RMS ''Titanic'' (RMS Titanic), and many other Cunard (Cunard Line) and White Star (White Star Line) ocean liners such as the RMS ''Lusitania'' (RMS Lusitania), ''Queen Mary (RMS Queen Mary)'', and ''Olympic (RMS Olympic)''.

Liverpool's status as a port city has contributed to its diverse population, which, historically, was drawn from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, particularly those from Ireland. The city is also home to the oldest Black African community (Black British) in the country and the oldest Chinese community (British Chinese) in Europe. Natives of Liverpool are referred to as '''Liverpudlians''' (from a long-standing jocular alteration of 'Liverpool' to 'Liverpuddle') and colloquially as "Scousers", a reference to "scouse (scouse (food))", a form of stew. The word "Scouse" has also become synonymous with the Liverpool accent (accent (sociolinguistics)) and dialect. Many people "self-identify" as Liverpudlians or Scousers without actually being born or living within the city boundaries of Liverpool. Many people from within the greater Merseyside area consider themselves thus, although many do not. Conversely, a number of people from Liverpool itself may not consider themselves Scousers, since the term for them may have pejorative overtones.

Tourism forms a significant part of the city's modern economy. The city celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007, and it held the European Capital of Culture title together with Stavanger, Norway, in 2008. Labelled the "World Capital City of Pop" by ''Guinness World Records'', the popularity of The Beatles, and other groups from the Merseybeat (Beat music) era and later, contributes to Liverpool's status as a tourist destination.

Several areas of Liverpool city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2004. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City includes the Pier Head, Albert Dock, and William Brown Street. Liverpool is also the home of two Premier League football (Association football) clubs, Liverpool (Liverpool F.C.) and Everton (Everton F.C.). Matches between the two are known as the Merseyside derby. The world-famous Grand National also takes places annually at Aintree Racecourse on the outskirts of the city.

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