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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. Running time 2 hours 45 mins including interval


Performers Maureen Nolan (Mrs Johnstone), Warwick Evans (narrator), Tracy Spencer (Mrs Lyons), Mark Hutchinson (Eddie), Tim Churchill (Mr Lyons), Danny Taylor (Sammy), Tori Hargreaves (Donna Marie/Miss Jones), Graeme Kinniburgh (Bus Conductor), Ben Rowlands (Perkins), Samuel Hargreaves (Neighbour).
Author Willy Russell. Producer Bill Kenwright. Director Bob Tomson. Director Rod Edwards (music). Design Andy Walmsley. Lighting Mark Howett. Sound Ben Harrison. Director Rod Edwards (music).

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Production: T1304456295
Event:S1435
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Blood Brothers

Between 8th September 2014 and 14th March 2015 this tour will visit 9 venues in Mold, Belfast, Birmingham, Glasgow, St Helens, Darlington, Sheffield, Aylesbury and Manchester. This production has already been seen in 12 venues since 11th November 2013.

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