Updated: Mar 9
Here Are 5 Incredible Women From Across The Boroughs In The Liverpool City Region
It was hard to select a few Liverpudlian icons from across the Liverpool City Region, so many women have achieved incredible feats.
Many have garnered national and international recognition, so we felt that why not pick only 5 five fab women to celebrate today and it gives us more reasons to write more throughout the year about the amazing things that women are up to in the LCR.
Jodie Comer, Actress:
Jodie Comer is known for her plethora of stage, television and film work, however, her role as the protagonist of the global television sensation, Killing Eve, propelled her from a national treasure to an international icon. Jodie Comer hails from Childwall in the City of Liverpool, the most Central Borough in the Liverpool City Region.
Cilla Black OBE, Entertainer & Singer:
Cilla Black conquered entertainment and was a beloved media personality whose numerous talents made her quite literally the definition of a multi-hyphenate. Her friendships stretched far and wide, and Cilla became a regular part of the British Public's life when she regularly joined the Loose Women panel of a lunch time. Cilla Black hails from Vauxhall in the City of Liverpool, the most Central Borough in the Liverpool City Region.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Athlete:
Katarina Johnson-Thompson, also known by her initials, 'KJT', is the world's number one Heptathlete. You can watch a fantastic interview of KJT talking to The Female Lead. KJT hails from Woolton in the City of Liverpool, the most Central Borough in the Liverpool City Region.
Singer-Songwriter, Melanie Chisholm:
Melanie Chisholm, more often known as 'Mel C', or 'Sporty Spice' for many of her fans, hit the global stage as one of the five members of the musical group, Spice Girls. She has since become an all-round media personality that people love to see more of. Mel C hails from Whiston in the Borough of Knowlsey, an Eastern Borough of the Liverpool City Region.
Shirley Ballas, Ballroom Dancer:
Shirley Ballas is a world-class dancer having won most major competitions by the age of 21. Shirley also graces our television screens as the Head Judge on Strictly Come Dancing. Shirley Ballas hails from Wallasey in the Borough of Wirral, a Western Borough in the Liverpool City Region.