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Ricky Tomlinson on the Royle Family

7 January 2013 Last updated at 13:38 GMT

Actor and comedian Ricky Tomlinson joined BBC Breakfast to talk about a short film he's made about Jackie Hamilton who was a fellow Liverpudlian and comedian.

Tomlinson is best known for his role as Jim Royle in the Royle family, he told Breakfast it's like working with his family.