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 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.
Opening night: 24 September 2024
Two hours and 45 minutes
You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.
Cast and Creative
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
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)
This is one of the most original and outstanding musicals I have ever... more
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