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Blood Brothers banner outside the Liverpool Playhouse: Designed by Adrian Henri

The original Blood Brothers programme

1993 programme cover

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The Musical

Blood Brothers opened at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1983. Produced in association with Bob Swash Ltd and directed by Chris Bond. 
From it's hugely successful Liverpool production it transferred to the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, where it became the musical hit of the season, winning three awards for its author/composer and one for its leading actress/singer Barbara Dickson.

"A masterpiece - if you haven't seen it, go. If you have, go again."

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Blood Brothers continues to draw the crowds across the globe from Broadway to Australia and has become one of the longest running musicals in the West End, London.

Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as Blood Brothers. Scooping up no less than four awards for BEST MUSICAL and receiving a standing ovation at almost every performance in the West End and in the USA where the show was nominated for six TONY awards.


Blood Brothers History
Blood Brothers, one of the longest running musicals in the West End and a massive success all over the world from Broadway to Australia, began - as all the best things in life do - rather more humbly than the huge hit it has become...

Lyric theatre poster

The cast of the musical


Willy tells interviewer Joan Bakewell why the role of Mrs. Johnstone needed to
be performed by a singer!
(with footage of Barbara Dickson singing
'Tell Me It's Not True'.)


Musical of the Year: 1984 with footage of Barbara Dickson singing 'Easy Terms'

George Costigan as Mickey