Cast & Creative

For the 2023 Summer Tour cast, see UK Tour 2023.

Blood Brothers 2020 Tour Cast

Famous Past Cast Members

Below are the details of the Blood Brothers cast in the Spring 2020 tour:

Lyn Paul – Mrs Johnstone
Robbie Scotcher – Narrator
Alexander Patmore – Mickey
Joel Benedict – Eddie
Paula Tappenden – Mrs Lyons
Danny Taylor – Sammy
Danielle Corlass – Linda
Tim Churchill – Mr Lyons
Graham Martin – Policeman/Teacher
Hannah Barr – Brenda
Grace Galloway – Donna-Marie
Graham Kinniburgh – Bus Conductor
Shaun McCourt – Perkins
Connor Bannister – Neighbour

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 adaptations of Shirley Valentine and Educating Rita each earned him Academy Award nominations.

Bob Tomson (Co-Director) – Bob Tomson’s many stage hits include Scrooge, On the Piste, One Fine Day, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, and James and the Giant Peach. His production of Dreamboats and Petticoats, was a long-standing fixture in the West End, and more recently he led the national tour of Evita.

Bill Kenwright (Co-Director) – One of the most successful producers in the West End, Bill Kenwright’s 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 Technicolor 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.

Andy Walmsley – Set & Costume Design
Dan Samson – Sound
Scott Alder – Musical Director
Nick Richings – Lighting Design