Liverpool actor fights to clear his name

Liverpool actor Ricky Tomlinson will address a fringe meeting of the Labour Party conference in Manchester as he campaigns to overturn a 39-year-old conviction for picketing.

The Royle Family star was one of 24 building workers put on trial in Shrewsbury in 1973.

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Actor fights to clear name

Ricky Tomlinson has launched an e-petition for the release of all Government documents relating to the building workers’ strike and the Shrewsbury trials 40 years ago.