BOST strives to provide the best in live theatrical entertainment in the Northwest.

We are a vibrant musical theatre company based on Merseyside, with a membership of over 100.

We perform large-scale productions annually at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool ~ one of the largest UK theatres.    We also perform shows at other theatres on  both sides of the Mersey.   Recent shows have included ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ ‘The Full Monty” and “Jekyll And Hyde ~ The Musical.”

We give a variety of concerts ~ most of them specifically to raise funds for various good causes and charities.

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What the critics said...

Jekyll And Hyde ~ The Musical

As the autumn leaves begin to fall, and the nights draw in there are few plans better than spending an evening enveloped within the warm glow of the theatre. Halloween is just around the corner, and with that in mind something spine tingingly sinister is on the menu. Enter Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust (BOST) with ...

The Reviews Hub

Jekyll And Hyde ~ The Musical

Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust are one of the area’s most outstanding local arts companies. Amateurs and professional actors and actresses merge together seamlessly.   (NOTE from BOST:  No one on stage in this production is a professional actor/actress) They love their work and it shows. One part of their long term ambitious aim and legacy is is ...

Wirral Globe

Guys And Dolls

Guys And Dolls is one of the great Broadway shows, rarely out of production since its opening on Broadway in 1950. This latest production by the Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust captures much of its energy with its busy cast, comic New York dialogue and wonderful music score. Like all BOST shows, there is a strong ...

Liverpool Echo

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BOST Trivia... Did you know?

90 Years ... 1926 – 2016

BOST is proud of the fact that we are celebrating our 90th anniversary this year, alongside HM Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday.

Indeed, last March we sent our warmest wishes and congratulations to Buckingham Palace and were delighted to receive a reply.  The queen’s message, which we reproduced in our Gala Concert programmes, was one of interest, in which she wished us success and enjoyment in our celebratory concerts.


Latest News



Published: June 19th, 2016

BOST is very honoured to have been asked to contribute again to the Pause for Hope service this year.  Our participation in previous services has always been moving and thought-provoking for our Members: we look forward to being part of this year’s event, which touches ...

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Published: June 19th, 2016

June is the month when Prescot  comes alive with arts and culture… 2016 will be their 12th Annual Festival of Music & The Arts, and we are pleased to have been invited back to participate once again. Here’s the Festival’s description of our involvement: Saturday ...

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2017 SHOWS

Published: May 27th, 2016

Hot-off-the-press news! In June 2017, we will be bringing the witty and exciting musical  ANYTHING GOES, to the Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton.  With music and lyrics by Cole Porter, the story takes place aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London. Billy Crocker ...

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Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
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Next Major BOST Production

White Christmas

17th November, 2016 - 20th November, 2016

Make Christmas 2016 one that your whole family will remember…  book a visit to WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL and start the festive season in Broadway style! It’s a must-see classic, now as a lavish new musical that the New York Times says ...

BOST will be performing at the Prescott Festival on Sat 25th June