Beatles and Killing Eve: Wondrous Place gallery reopens with iconic items - take a look inside

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Costumes worn by Jodie Comer in Killing Eve, Bill Shankly’s overcoat and suits from the Fab Four are among more than 650 items celebrates the city’s influence.

The Museum of Liverpool’s much-loved Wondrous Place gallery reopens to the public today and we have gone inside for a sneak peek.

The exhibition celebrates Liverpool’s cultural impact and features the Villanelle costume from Killing Eve worn by Jodie Comer, Beatles suits and Bill Shankly’s overcoat.

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More than 650 items associated with Liverpool’s arts and sports stars celebrates the city’s internationally recognised creative expression and influence.

The gallery has been closed for three years but, after being curated through lockdown, it is back with a bang.

Curator Kay Jones said: “We got there, it was a huge challenge, and hopefully, everyone can see the hard work that’s really gone into it. They’re really going to enjoy that and feel the emotion and joy that we have gone through in creating it..

"I think visitors will feel immense pride in the city. Lots of people might be surprised, challenged even but also taking away that real ambition of the city."

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"It's always a massive honour and responsibility to get it right and to work with community groups to help them tell their story but also being able to update those stories and include a really diverse range of people, issues and events."

New key items on display include running shoes worn by 2019 World Champion Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and racing silks from Rachael Blackmore - the first female jockey to win the Grand National in 2021.

The city's staggering roll call of entertainers, writers, poets, performers, musicians, visual artists, comedians and sports people are represented through around 650 objects, interactives and immersive experiences.

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