Blood Brothers at Birmingham Hippodrome

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by Ryan and Viv Parish twitter.com/brummiegourmand & twitter.com/VivYau

Blood Brothers returns to Birmingham Hippodrome

Blood Brothers is no stranger to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage, this being the tenth tour since it first came to Birmingham in 1995. Developed from a school play and lifted to international acclaim, having played in the West End for 24 years and over 10,000 performances, this is a musical with a firm pedigree.

Born out of playwright Willy Russell’s Liverpudlian roots, it’s still relevant to this day. Themes of austerity and the perception of those just trying to get by in a world, where the deck of cards can feel heavily stacked against them, versus a world where everything can seem possible having the comfortable security of wealth to rely on.

sean-jones-mickey-simon-willmont-eddie Sean Jones (Mickey) & Simon Willmont (Eddie) Photo by Lorne Campbell/Guzelian

The First Act is the lighter of the two, post opening scene…

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