Cast & Creative

Blood Brothers London Cast

Having run in the West End for more than two decades, Blood Brothers  had a number of distinguished performers grace its stage at the Phoenix Theatre, including Barbara Dixon, Spice Girl Melanie Chisolm, and most recently Marti Pellow. You can read more in our blog post about some of the famous faces that have appeared in the Blood Brothers London cast over the years:

Famous Past Cast Members


Below are the details of the final Blood Brothers London cast as of November 2012:

Mrs. Johnstone Vivienne Carlyle
Narrator Philip Stewart
Mickey Mark Rice Oxley
Eddie Paul Christopher
Mrs. Lyons Abigail Jaye
Linda Louise Clayton
Sammy Michael Southern
Mr. Lyons Kevin Pallister
Policeman/Teacher Matt Slack
Donna Marie/Miss Jones Katy Dean
Bus Conductor Alex Harland
Perkins Simon Turner
Neighbour Craig Anthony-Kelly
Brenda Danielle Corlass

Creative Team


Willy Russell (Author) – Award-winning playwright Willy Russell composed the score as well as wrote the book and lyrics for Blood Brothers. He won the Olivier Award for Best Musical for his work on Blood Brothers, as well as Best New Play awards for Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine. His screenplays for the film versions of Shirley Valentine and Educating Rita each earned him Academy Award nominations.

Bob Tomson (Co-Director) – Bob Tomson’s many stage hits have included Scrooge, On the Piste, One Fine Day, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, and James and the Giant Peach. His current productions include Dreamboats and Petticoats, another long-standing fixture in the West End, and the national tour of Evita.

Bill Kenwright (Co-Director) – One of the most successful producers in the West End, Bill Kenwright’s current and recent hits include Dreamboats and Petticoats, The Wizard of Oz, Cabaret, A Few Good Men, and Sunset Boulevard. He appeared as a judge on Any Dream Will Do, later producing the revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. As a director, he helmed Whistle Down the Wind and was brought in to make changes to the original production of Love Never Dies.

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