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Our Day Out."Play your cards right, and I might take for a ride"

Advantages: Full of humour and pathos
Disadvantages: You may need Northern humour to appreciate it

I have an affinity with Willy Russell as he was born in the same hospital as me In Whiston !!! I also saw one of his earlier plays about the Beatles (John, Paul, George, Ringo and Bert) in The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool. It is hard to say which of ...

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Spend a day in watching Our Day Out

Advantages: Entertaining to watch, good characters, short length, lots of music
Disadvantages: lots of music, unbelievable plot, far-fetched activities

...Not exactly the most well known or well written of plays, Our Day Out still manages to provide plenty of fun for the family (?). Based in a 70s Liverpool, a group of difficult school kids are taken on a rather interesting school trip. With the likes of Re ...

elchee 09.05.2001 · Read full review
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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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