Win tickets to see Blood Brothers at The Hippodrome

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Hippodrome, Bristol, to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

FOLLOWING sell-out seasons across the globe, an international smash hit musical will be staged in Bristol next month.Linda Nolan will star in Blood Brothers at The Hippodrome from September 4-16.Hailed as one of the best musicals of all time, the show has scooped four awards for Best Musical in London and received seven Tony Award nominations on Broadway.The epic tale of Liverpool life has been running in the West End since 1988 and has toured the UK since 1995. In America it had a record-breaking Broadway run and a hugely successful coast-to-coast tour.Blood Brothers tells the story of twin boys separated at birth, only to be re-united by a twist of fate and a mother's haunting secret.When Mrs Johnstone is deserted by her husband and left on her own to provide for seven hungry children she takes a job as a housekeeper to make ends meet. But her fragile world crashes around her as she realises she's pregnant again, but with twins.She makes a secret pact with her employer in a moment of madness, which causes her life to spiral out of control.Tickets, priced £8-28.50, are available from the box office on 0870 6077500.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Hippodrome to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show on September 4.To enter, please answer the following question: How many Tony Award nominations has the show received?Closes: 9 am on August 31.Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.

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