Blood Brothers: Willy Russell (Modern Classics)

Blood Brothers: Willy Russell (Modern Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780413767707
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A Liverpudlian West Side Story: twin brothers are separated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath. 'Willy Russell is less concerned with political tub-thumping than with weaving a close-knit story about the working of fate and destiny ...it carries one along with it in almost unreserved enjoyment" Guardian One of the longest-running and most successful ever West End musicals, Blood Brothers premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse in January 1983.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 128
Item Height 10 mm
Item Width 128 mm
Item Weight 110 Gram
Product Dimensions 128 x 10 x 197
Publisher Methuen Drama
Format Paperback | 128
Book Overview One of the longest-running and most successful ever West End musicals, Blood Brothers premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse in January 1983. The number 1 best-selling Methuen Drama play A set text for WJEC GCSE English Literature and CCEA GCSE Drama, this title is hugely popular with schools Willy Russell has written some of the most popular and frequently staged plays of the last twenty-five years

Willy Russell was born in Whiston near Liverpool and left school at fifteen. He went through a succession of jobs before, at the age of twenty, he decided to take 'O' levels and 'A' levels and become a teacher. At about the same time he saw John McGrath's play Unruly Elements at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, and decided he wanted to become a playwright. His plays include: ONE FOR THE ROAD, STAGS AND HENS, EDUCATING RITA, BLOOD BROTHERS and SHIRLEY VALENTINE.