by arrangement with Origin Theatrical, on behalf of Samuel French Limited

written by Willy Russell

directed by Bruce Akers

17 NOV - 2 DEC 2017

Weeknights and Saturdays at 8:00 pm

Sundays and final Saturday at 2:00 pm

About the play

Set in Liverpool, Blood Brothers is the captivating and moving tale of the Johnstone twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences.

Written by Willy Russell of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine fame, this play is both funny and sad as it explores the differences and conflicts of the boys’ upbringing, their relationship with each other, and with their real and adopted mothers.

“ carries one along with it in almost unreserved enjoyment.”   The Guardian.


Character Actor
The Narrator Xavier Ryan
Mother Cat Jardine
Mrs Lyons Venetia Macken
Mickey Wayne Gleeson
Edward Liam Gillespie
Linda Aimee Sanderson
Chorus Michael Whitmore and Grace Cairnduff


Director Bruce Akers
Production Co-ordinator Melanie Belcher
Stage Manager Emma Hunt
Set Design Bruce Akers
Lighting Designer Michael Rowe
Sound Designer Rob Wanless
Wardrobe Wendy Drowley (head)
Properties Bronwyn Parker
Set Construction Owen Evans, Doug McNaughton (leads)
Rehearsal Prompt Bobbie Parish


Blood Brothers
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