Why See Blood Brothers?
the uk favourite is on tour
Surpassing over 10,000 performances on London's West End (that's an incredible 24 years of shows), Willy Russell's Blood Brothers is safely one of the UK's favourite musicals. Now, courtesy of Bill Kenwright Limited, the legendary hit takes to the road on a brand new tour, bringing the emotional tale of two brothers torn asunder by fate to you in 2020. Including modern classics such as 'Tell Me It's Not True', 'Marylin Monroe' and 'Bright New Day' among many more, discover once more (or for the first time) the heartwrenching yet uplifting journey that is this special show.
What is the story?
When working-class kid Mickey meets the well do to Eddie, it's impossible to deny their resemblance. Little do they know, they're more than just similar looking, they're actually twins, separated at birth when their mother, struck a desperate deal with her wealthy employer. When the two discover the sons have connected, they work hard to tear them apart again. A boiling mixture of superstition and class difference, Blood Brothers is a searing exploration of the gap between poor and rich and the age-old nature vs nurture debate.
Opening night: 30 August 2022
Two hours and 45 minutes
And before you stop reading
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Cast and Creative
Niki Evans as Mrs Johnstone
Mickey Johnstone as Sean Jones
Carly Burns as Linda
Melissa Potts as Brenda
Jacob Yolland as the Bus Conductor
Joel Benedict as Eddie
Josh Capper as Neighbour
Tim Churchill as Mr Lyons
Grace Galloway as Donna Marie/Miss Jones
Andy Owens as Perkins
Robbie Scotcher as Narrator
Paula Tappenden as Mrs Lyons
Daniel Taylor as Sammy
Nick Wilkes as Teacher/Policeman
Written by Willy Russell
Directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright
Musical Direction by Scott Alder
Sound Design by Dan Samson
Set and Costume Design by Andy Walmsley
Lighting Design by Nick Richings
What you thought
4 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)
This is one of the most original and outstanding musicals I have ever... more
Thank you for a fabulous performance last night!! You all deserved that... more
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