Lyn Paul returns to Blood Brothers from 1 Sep 03

Lyn Paul returns to Blood Brothers from 1 Sep 03

Lyn Paul is returning to Willy Russell's Blood Brothers as 'Mrs Johnstone' from 1 Sep 03.

Lyn Paul London stage credits include Josie in the Boy George musical ‘Taboo’ at the Venue. Earlier this year she has been seen in the TV series ‘Emmerdale’ and ‘Doctors’. She was in the band the New Seekers. Their world wide number one song ‘I’d like to teach the world to sing’ sold over 12 million copies.

Also, from 1 Sep 03 the cast will include Philip Stewart (Narrator), Stephen Palfreman (Mickey), Mark Hutchinson (Eddie), Sarah Hay (Mrs Lyons), Louise Clayton (Linda), Stephen Pallister (Mr Lyons), Daniel Taylor (Sammy), Grant Aylward (PC/Teacher), Louis Tamone (Perkins), Louise Russell (Donna Marie), Alex Harland (Bus Conductor), Emily Buck (Brenda), James Templeton (Neighbour).

The show, which is currently booking to 28 Feb 04, is directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright, with design by Marty Flood.

Of all the “mega hit” long running musicals currently in the West End Blood Brothers is unique in that this second incarnation opened at the Albery Theatre on 28th July 1988, after the original production had failed to score a West End success at the Lyric Theatre, three years previously in 1985.

Bill Kenwright picked up the rights to the musical in 1987, and a re-vamped Blood Brothers returned to the West End the following year. It was the first West End revival to be nominated for the Best Musical Revival Olivier Award within two years of winning the Original Best Musical production! It transferred from the Albery to the Phoenix four years later in 1991, where it remains today.

The story concerns a pair of twins from Liverpool who are separated at birth. Later in life their paths cross in friendship and anger.

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