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Blood Brothers

October 15 - 19, 2024

It's as relevant as ever perhaps more than ever

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Why See Blood Brothers?

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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 this year on tour, bringing the emotional tale of two brothers torn asunder by fate to you. 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 to do 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.

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Dates

Opening night: 15 October 2024

Audience

12 +

Run time

Two hours and 45 minutes

Cast and Creative

Cast

Niki Colwell Evans as Mrs Johnstone
Danny Whitehead as the Narrator
Sean Jones as Mickey
Joe Sleight as Eddie
Paula Tappenden as Mrs Lyons
Tim Churchill as Mr Lyons
Gemma Broderick as Linda
Timothy Lucas as Sammy
Tori Hargreaves as Donna Marie/Miss Jones
Graeme Kinniburgh as Postman/Bus Conductor
Josh Capper as the Neighbour
Jess Smith as Brenda
Connor Bannister as Perkins 
Nick Wilkes as Policeman/Teacher

Creative

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

15 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)

5.0 star rating

Judith Blatchford: “But to be missed”

This is one of the most original and outstanding musicals I have ever... more

Mike Sandford-West: “Brilliant!!!”

Thank you for a fabulous performance last night!! You all deserved that... more

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