Freedom of Liverpool ceremony for Sue Johnston – Photo Gallery

Award-winning actress Sue Johnston has received the Freedom of Liverpool at a special ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall.

Sue, best known as Sheila Grant in Brookside and Barbara in The Royle Family, was originally nominated for the city’s highest civic honour in July 2022 along with former Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp.

Sue, hailed “a national treasure” by Council Leader, Cllr Liam Robinson, received the award at Liverpool Town Hall in the company of fellow Freeman such as her long-time screen husband Ricky Tomlinson, Liverpool FC icon Sir Kenny Dalglish and film producer Colin McKeown.

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