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1944 – 2011: A tribute to Malcolm McEwan

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

A tribute to Malcolm McEwan, our Vice Chairman between 2002 and 2011, who sadly passed away recently: A few words about Mal and BOST – not Mal and several other Societies, just Mal and BOST – because with Mal there was only BOST, he was the most loyal member; quite happy to play a role, […]

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Calling all would-be Olivers & Dodgers!

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Having held very successful adult auditions (many thanks to all who attended) it will soon be the boys’ turn. If you know a potential Oliver, Artful Dodger or Workhouse boy/member of Fagin’s jolly gang, please bring him along to Alexander Hall in Clifton Road, Birkenhead at 10am on Sunday 4th December to audition for a […]

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Raising funds for Cancer UK

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Our Concert Party was out near Warrington last Wednesday evening, supporting Beryl Chadwick in her bid to raise money for Cancer UK. Beryl had liaised with the Secretary of the Concert Party, Beth Beattie, who then put together an entertaining evening of songs old and new. The mixed programme was well received by an enthusiastic […]

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Fanfare for Christmas 2011

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

This year’s Fanfare for Christmas concert will be held at the Pacific Road Arts Centre on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th December. As our audiences have come to expect, the concert will be wall-to-wall seasonal music; ranging from popular and classical solos, through humerous songs performed by the entire Company and festive brass band numbers, […]

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“Oliver!” Auditions

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Open auditions for ADULT principal roles will be held at 10.00am on Sunday 16th October at our headquarters in Clifton Road. Audition passages can be obtained from BOST. Please email enquiries@operatic.org.uk for further details, or ring 0151 666 1200. If you leave a message on the answerphone we will get back to you. BOYS auditions […]

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NODA Review of A Christmas Carol

Published: November 13th, 2019

At this time of year, Scrooge is as reliable as mince pies and mistletoe – 175 years since Dickens published his ghost story, A Christmas Carol remains as ubiquitous as ever over the festive season, with new productions appearing in their droves, but you’re unlikely ...

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Christmas Carol Cast Pay Surprise Visit to Alder Hey

Published: November 6th, 2019

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital received some early festive cheer this week, thanks to a surprise visit from our cast of ‘A Christmas Carol – the musical’. Taking a break from rehearsals, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future visited the world leading hospital to ...

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Supporting Alder Hey Children’s Charity

Published: October 14th, 2019

We are delighted to be supporting Alder Hey Children’s Charity during our upcoming production of ‘A Christmas Carol’. The well-known story of ‘A Christmas Carol’ includes themes of charity and goodwill, and with 20 children involved in the production, we immediately knew that this organisation ...

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