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Wed 20th Feb
Blood Brothers - The Musical (Touring)
@ The Sands Centre, Carlisle
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Set in Willy Russell's native Liverpool, this international smash hit musical tells the captivating tale of twin boys, separated at birth only to be reunited by a twist of fate and a mother's haunting secret.
When Mrs Johnstone, a young mother, is deserted by her husband and left to her own devices to provide for seven hungry children she takes a job as a housekeeper in order to make ends meet.
It is not long before her brittle world crashes around her when she discovers herself to be pregnant yet again – this time with twins! In a moment of weakness and desperation, she enters a secret pact with her employer which leads inexorably to the show's shattering climax.
The memorable score includes A Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It's Not True.
**All casting is subject to change - please check with the Box Office when booking.
'You've never seen a musical like Blood Brothers. Every night of the week audiences stand and cheer. See it for yourself and understand why' (New York Times)
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Multi-award winning singer, songwriter, actor and musical theatre star, Marti Pellow's career has spanned forming Wet Wet Wet, one of the most successful and highly acclaimed bands in British pop history; enjoying the UK's second longest number one and one of the most played and biggest selling songs of all time; multi-platinum solo album sales; sold-out pop and jazz tours and starring in record breaking theatre productions, from taking the West End and Broadway by storm in Chicago to box office smashes in Blood Brothers, Chicago, The Witches of Eastwick, Jekyll and Hyde and The War of the Worlds, and the international movie release of Chess In Concert.
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Best known for her success as part of one of Europe's first 'girlbands' The Nolans. More recently, Maureen has been carving out a successful solo career which, as well her two year stint in the West End with Blood Brothers, has included major UK tours of 'Mum's The Word', 'Stardust' and 'Girl's Behind', as well as numerous performances in pantomime throughout the UK.
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Venue: The Sands Centre
CA1 1JQ 54.899948, -2.934140
Bookings: 01228 633 766
Disabled Bookings: 01228 633 766
→ Carlisle 14 min walk