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Say it's just a story

Advantages: A great play
Disadvantages: The text alone isn't enough - go and see it!

Despite how many schools insist that pupils read plays, a play is not a written work, it is intended for performance. However, the factors involved in putting on a performance are many and varied and part of the magic of theatre is that no two shows will ...

hawkida 22.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Blood Brothers - Willy Russell

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Good show but know what to expect

Advantages: Good music, good story
Disadvantages: nothing really worth mentioning

I'll be honest, Blood Brothers was not what I expected and that really threw me off for the whole thing and reduced my enjoyment! After speaking to various people beforehand about it, I got the impression that it was a more serious affair than it was. ...

mynameisrui 07.07.2008 · Read full review
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Superstition mixed with humor.

Advantages: Characters and the jokes in it.
Disadvantages: Music, and some of the storyline is slightly tedious.

I went to see blood brothers at the theatre at christmas, and I thought the play was great. I had read Educating Rita in school, which I don't think is all that amazing, but I prefered this storyline. It's not only funny and amusing, but sad and upsetting ...

jeocar 21.05.2001 · Read full review
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"Once is never enough"

Advantages: An fab musical!!
Disadvantages: N/A

Blood Brother’s “Once is never enough” Author: Willy Russell; Director: Bob Tomson; Producer: Bill Kenwright Ltd; Cast includes: Lyn Paul (Mrs Johnston) Philip Stewart (Narrator) Stephen Palfreman (Mickey), Mark Hutchinson (Eddie), Sarah ...

LIZKEMPO 09.01.2004 · Read full review
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shoes upon the table

Advantages: Its fantastic, so many emotions
Disadvantages: none, there are no disadvantages

"Blood Brothers" is the best play i have ever seen or read. I have seen the play performed 7 times and every time was as moving, hillarious, saddening and exciting as the last. When i saw the play for the first time, i wasn't prepared for the masive c ...

ShedMonkey 06.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Blood Brothers - Willy Russell

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