Performance

VenueSouthport Theatre
Floral Hall, Convention Centre
TownSouthport
CountyMerseyside
Date From13th February 2017
Date To18th February 2017
What's OnV543

Blood Brothers

Blood BrothersT057685647
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.
Author Willy Russell


Archive :: production:T057685647, musical:S1435, venue:V543
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Production details

User Reviews

Vic Mangan (15Feb17): I have grown up watching this musical since I was 13 and Con O'Neil was my first Mickey and I fell in love there and then in 1988 but tonight many shows and own experiences later I can honestly say that Sean Jones has given Con a run for his money! It was a given that Lyn Paul would be amazing hit for me the performance of Mickey and The Narrator are the deal breaker, and I was not disappointed Dean Chisnall was amazing and sometimes stole the show without saying a word a presence befitting to this role. An absolute pleasure to watch!

Company

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

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