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Phil Redmond made creative tsar

14 July 2014 Last updated at 20:53 BST

The man who created the TV series Brookside and Grange Hill is to spearhead a drive in Liverpool to make more money from the creative sector.

Phil Redmond is to chair a Creativity and Innovation Commission. Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson wants to review how the city can maximise the potential of creative industries.