Gallagher & Storry's "The Brothers Lionheart" is an exciting new musical play based on the story by
Astrid Lindgren, about to explode on to stages on a tour of the UK after appearing in London at at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2009.
A glowing review by "The Stage" newspaper reads: "Its fantasy genre echoes dark Norse sagas and Narnia without an animal host, with a
‘philosophy’ more New Age than Christian. Unlike most British children’s stories, it sets death and after-life as a dramatic framework
for its fast-moving action. Young hero Jonathan, killed saving his ailing brother Karl from a fire, is soon joined by him in the next-world Nangiyala,
but its beautiful Cherry Valley becomes more like purgatory as its inhabitants struggle against the oppression of Tengil, his fascist-clad nasties and Katla,
their fire-breathing monster. Jonathan and Karl realise their destiny is to lead the villagers’ fight for freedom, which they set about fearlessly with many