2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country and is set to arrive at Sunderland Empire this autumn (27 Nov-2 Dec).
No stranger to Blood Brothers, The definitive Mrs Johnstone’ (Manchester Evening News) Lyn Paul reprises the iconic role, one she first played in 1997. Lyn rose to fame in the early 1970s as a member of the New Seekers and was the featured vocalist in their 1972 Eurovision Song Contest entry. She also starred in the UK tour of Cabaret in 2013. Blood Brothers tells the captivating and 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 and the emotionally charged hit Tell Me It’s Not True.