Blood Brothers - Lyn Paul as Mrs Johnstone (previous cast production) (2) - Copy (1)

The full cast of Bill Kenwright’s production of smash hit musical Blood Brothers has been announced ahead of it’s week stop at Crewe Lyceum in November.

The show is on a UK tour and stars Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone for the final time.

She is joined by Joel Benedict as Eddie, Danielle Corlass as Linda, Danny Taylor as Sammy and Chloe Taylor as Mrs Lyons.

Alexander Patmore returns as Mickey alongside Robbie Scotcher as the narrator.

The rest of the cast for Blood Brothers includes Tim Churchill, Graham Martin, Gemma Brodrick, Hannah Barr Graeme Kinniburgh, Shaun McCourt and Connor Bannister.

Written by award-winning playwright Willy Russell, Blood Brothers has triumphed across the Globe.

It has scooped up no fewer than four awards for Best Musical in London and seven Tony Award nominations on Broadway.

This epic tale of Liverpool life started as a play, performed at a Liverpool comprehensive school in 1981 before opening at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1983.

It has since completed sell out seasons in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Japan and ran in London’s West End for 24 years, exceeding 10,000 performances.

It is one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone.

Blood Brothers tells the moving story of twin boys separated at birth, only to be reunited by a twist of fate and a mother’s haunting secret.

The memorable score includes A Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True.

Willy Russell is one of this country’s leading contemporary dramatists.

His theatre credits include Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Breezeblock Park and Our Day Out.

Educating Rita, originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, enjoyed a two-year run in the West End and was made into a film starring Michael Caine and Julie Walters.

Shirley Valentine also made the move from stage to screen in an enormously popular film starring Pauline Collins and Tom Conti.

Blood Brothers will be running at Crewe Lyceum November 5-9.

For details and to book tickets call the box office 01270 368242 or visit

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