Blood Brothers

Synopsis/Cast/Creatives

Blood Brothers
Musical melodrama set in Liverpool about twins separated at birth and the effects on their personalities as they grow up of 'nature' and 'nurture'. A poor family, already with kids, is blessed with twins, but they can't cope. The mother cleans at a 'posh' house where they are desperate to have kids but can't and a deal is struck which no-one must know about. Despite the efforts of the new family the boys paths cross time and time again as they grow and one becomes 'bad' while the other is 'good'. Eventually they clash with tragic consequences. The musical is un-usual in having a "narrator" who helps to move the plot along.
Approximate runtime 165minutes.


Performers Lyn Paul (Mrs Johnstone), Sarah Jane Buckley, Dean Chisnall, Mark Hutchinson, Sean Jones, Adam Search, Danielle Corlass, Tim Churchill, Graham Martin, Laura Harrison, Alison Crawford, Graeme Kinniburgh, Henry Regan, Josh Capper.
Author Willy Russell. Producer Bill Kenwright. Director Bob Tomson. Director Bill Kenwright. Design Andy Walmsley. Sound Dan Samson. Musical Director Kelvin Towse. Lighting Nick Richings.

Tour details for Blood Brothers

Between 28th March 2017 and 28th October 2017 this tour will visit 6 venues in Dublin, Bristol, Glasgow, Cardiff, Milton Keynes and Dunfermline. This production has already been seen in 9 venues since 17th January 2017.

Dates for Blood Brothers (Musical) tour

Currently showing
Tue, 28th March 2017 to Sat, 1st April 2017
  Bord Gais Energy Theatre (formerly Grand Canal Theatre), Dublin» {1}

Mon, 10th April 2017 to Sat, 22nd April 2017
  Hippodrome, Bristol» {1}

Tue, 5th September 2017 to Sat, 16th September 2017
  King's Theatre, Glasgow» {1}

Tue, 26th September 2017 to Sat, 30th September 2017
  New Theatre, Cardiff»

Mon, 2nd October 2017 to Sat, 7th October 2017
  Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes» {1}

Mon, 23rd October 2017 to Sat, 28th October 2017
  Alhambra, Dunfermline» {1}
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News/Reviews

Review: Blood Brothers on tour
28Apr10: Bill Kenwright's production of Willy Russell's musical on tour.

5

User Reviews

Overall: 5.00
Jayne (24Jan17): Wow i have read the book with the kids at school loads but never watched it. Wow it was bloody amazing. I went with a bunch of school kids and they were like it was fab. It had a standing ovation at the end. One of the teachers whos seen the play loads said it was the best she had seen in a long long time. Fantastic cast loved it. X 5

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