Blood Brothers: Practical Activity Pack for GCSE Drama

A wide range of stand-alone activities to teach this GCSE classic – for any unit or component!


Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers is a modern classic, rich in themes and theatrical possibilities and the perfect play to study for GCSE Drama.

Set text for:
  • AQA
  • OCR

Comprehensive collections of diverse and engaging exercises cover the play from all angles. Pick and choose to complement your scheme of work and enhance learning:

  • Whole-text, summative and contextual activities provide a solid foundation for learning
  • Scene-by-scene tasks allow for in-depth, practical investigation of key themes and moments
  • Activities explore Thatcherism, 1980s Britain, nature versus nurture, superstition, class, the Narrator… and more! Mix and match to best support your teaching.
  • ‘Staging the text’ section facilitates further exploration of performance and design

Plus! Dedicated ‘exam practice’ essay questions encourage students to effectively apply their skills and knowledge

Fully matched to GCSE exam board requirements, and with an activity overview grid, teacher’s notes and suggested answers for easy planning and assessment.

Useful written and practical activities for a range of learners

K Brown, HoD & Peer Reviewer

What do teachers say about this resource? (8715)

This is a really good resource with useful written and practical activities for a range of learners. It applies well to both GCSE and BTEC courses, and provides staff with a comprehensive overview of the text

K Brown, HoD & Peer Reviewer