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:
Below are the details of the final Blood Brothers London cast as of November 2012:
|Mrs. Johnstone||Vivienne Carlyle|
|Mickey||Mark Rice Oxley|
|Mrs. Lyons||Abigail Jaye|
|Mr. Lyons||Kevin Pallister|
|Donna Marie/Miss Jones||Katy Dean|
|Bus Conductor||Alex Harland|
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.