Media Comments

A selection of critics’ comments about some of our recent productions…

 

BOST excelled themselves in a fast moving, slick, spectacular production of Hello Dolly.

Hello Dolly (2006) – Dowager’s Diary, Wirral Champion

BOST…give people the standard of entertainment they expect to see…professional standards from people who just happen to earn their living outside the theatre.

Hello Dolly (2006) – Liverpool Echo

The following comments are from the Daily Post’s Art Critic Philip Key, on 30th December 2005, when awarding BOST the accolade of ‘Best Musical 2005’ for their production of Anything Goes: “The BOST has produced some splendid productions over the years, but none finer than Anything Goes at the Liverpool Empire. Veteran Director Elsie Kelly pulled out all the stops with the song and dance numbers from Cole Porter’s musical, with choreographer Graeme Henderson adding his own skills. A good looking cast and splendid orchestral work under the baton of Trisha Gaskell added to the pleasure.”

Anything Goes (2005) – Daily Post

“When the local evening paper heads its review ‘Everything Glows’ you can expect a splendid show from BOST. And so it proved! The dancing throughout was thrilling…and the large chorus had obviously worked hard at their well drilled routines to add to the spectacle. … With an excellent orchestra under the direction of Trisha Gaskell, it was guaranteed the audience would go out with a smile and a song.” NODA Northwest Magazine, Summer 2005

Anything Goes (2005) – NODA

“The production is an impressive all-but professional show, with some classy singers, good acting and the most delightful set of Royal moppets west of Siam.” Liverpool Echo

The King and I (2004) – Liverpool Echo

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