Most siblings to play same role in a musical
Bernie, Linda, Denise and Maureen Nolan
4 people
United Kingdom (London)
The most siblings to play the same role in a musical are four of the Nolan Sisters - Bernie, Denise, Linda and Maureen (all Ireland) - who have all played the lead role of Mrs Johnstone in Willy Russell´s musical Blood Brothers at the Phoenix Theatre, London, UK, between 1998 and 2007

In 1998, Bernie took on the role touring with Bill Kenwright's production for two years. In 2000 her sister Linda was playing Mrs Johnstone at the Phoenix Theatre, London, UK. Their sister Denise was then chosen for the UK tour of the show and finally, Maureen who joined the London cast on 11 April 2005 and finished in 2007.


The Nolans had fame as a pop group in the late 70/early 80s before taking on diverse careers.