Already a hotbed of music and sport, Liverpool has now emerged as a northern England film and TV production hub.
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Sgt Pepper turns 50; a magical musical history tour in the Beatles' backyard.
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Flip Byrnes finds more to Liverpool than its four favourite sons but they're not a bad place to start.
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