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Performance

VenueThe Playhouse
TownWeston-super-Mare
CountyNorth Somerset
From19th October 2015
To24th October 2015
What is currently on at The Playhouse (V865)

Blood Brothers

Blood BrothersT1383133682
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:T1383133682, musical:S1435, venue:V865
Current production:Work

Production details

Running time 2 hours 45 mins including interval

Company

Producer Bill Kenwright
Director Bob Tomson
Director Rod Edwards (music)
Design Andy Walmsley
Lighting Mark Howett
Sound Ben Harrison
Director Rod Edwards (music)
Performer Maureen Nolan (Mrs Johnstone)
Performer Marti Pellow (narrator - for a strictly limited season)
Performer Tracy Spencer (Mrs Lyons)
Performer Mark Hutchinson (Eddie)
Performer Tim Churchill (Mr Lyons)
Performer Danny Taylor (Sammy)
Performer Tori Hargreaves (Donna Marie/Miss Jones)
Performer Graeme Kinniburgh (Bus Conductor)
Performer Ben Rowlands (Perkins)
Performer Samuel Hargreaves (Neighbour)

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