PUBLISHED: 17:09 23 August 2006 | UPDATED: 09:45 24 May 2010
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
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.