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.

News/Reviews

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

5

Tour details for Blood Brothers

Between 20th February 2018 and 15th September 2018 this tour will visit 12 venues in Darlington, Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Rhyl, Carlisle, Barnstaple, Truro, Wolverhampton, Ipswich, Southampton, Manchester and St Helens. This production has already been seen in 4 venues since 16th January 2018.

Dates for Blood Brothers (Musical) tour

Currently showing
Tue, 20th February 2018 to Sat, 24th February 2018
  Darlington Hippodrome (formerly Civic Theatre), Darlington»

Mon, 5th March 2018 to Sat, 10th March 2018
  Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh» {2}

Mon, 12th March 2018 to Sat, 17th March 2018
  Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham»

Mon, 19th March 2018 to Sat, 24th March 2018
  Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl»

Mon, 26th March 2018 to Sat, 31st March 2018
  Sands Centre, Carlisle»

Tue, 3rd April 2018 to Sat, 7th April 2018
  Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple»

Mon, 9th April 2018 to Sat, 14th April 2018
  Hall for Cornwall, Truro»

Mon, 16th April 2018 to Sat, 21st April 2018
  Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton»

Mon, 30th April 2018 to Sat, 5th May 2018
  Ipswich Regent, Ipswich»

Tue, 8th May 2018 to Sat, 12th May 2018
  Mayflower Theatre, Southampton»

Tue, 15th May 2018 to Sat, 26th May 2018
  Palace Theatre, Manchester» {1}

Tue, 11th September 2018 to Sat, 15th September 2018
  Theatre Royal, St Helens»
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