Portrait of a City - Liverpool was a BBC Radio 4 special hosted, written, and presented by Roger McGough on March 11, 1978 at 10:15 p.m. local time. Brian Jacques contributed to the program, which was the third of ten in a series called "On the Town."
The liners are gone, the Beatles are gone; the planners have torn the heart out of the city and transplanted concrete. But Liverpool goes on. With the voices of CILLA BLACK, BILL BOTHWELL, BILLY BUTLER, TOM O'CONNOR, JOHN CONTEH, IVOR DAWNAY, KEN DODD, SIR CHARLES GROVES, ADRIAN HENRI, BRIAN JACQUES, LESLIE LAWTON, JOHN LENNON, PETER MOLONST, BILL MORRISON, STANLEY REYNOLDS, BILL SHANKLEY, FRITZ SPIEGL, JIMMY TARBUCK, FR JOHN THOMPSON, CELIA VAN MULLEN and the men, women and children of Liverpool.
- Reporter: John Caine
- Producer: David Rayvern Allen