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BOST’s West End Song Book

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

On Saturday 10th November, BOST soloists and many of our Chorus members will be performing a diverse programme of West End and Broadway hits, as part of a fundraising concert for a local church. More than 150 years old, the Church of St John the Divine in Frankby is in need of some restorative, not […]

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NODA Review of Sweeney Todd

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Sweeney Todd is a dark tale brought to the stage in Stephen Sondheim’s inimitable style; and then brought to light by BOST’s inimitable style of great singing, staging and superb casting. The deft directorial hand of Elsie Kelly was evident throughout and Tricia Gaskell’s musical direction was as ever splendid. Ballet Mistress Colette Clare and […]

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Best Pies in Liverpool

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

No production of ‘Sweeney Todd’ would be complete without Mrs Lovett and her pie shop, and our front of house activity during ‘Sweeney Todd’ at Liverpool’s Royal Court theatre will be no different. Having already collaborated with innovative razor-cleaning device distributor, Collectric Ltd, BOST are excited to announce another partnership with Pieminister. The nationwide pie […]

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New Venue for ‘Fanfare for Christmas’ 2018

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

This year in a new venue – Floral Pavilion’s Blue Lounge, and promising to be yet another sell-out, we’re delighted to bring you our 2018 Christmas Concert! As usual, we will be joined by the wonderful Haydock Band, and will be performing a variety of festive songs and band music from traditional through to modern […]

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Collectric Ltd helps bring Sweeney Todd into 21st Century

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Arguably the best barber in Victorian London, Sweeney Todd infamously uses his cut throat razors to seek revenge on those with whom he bears a grudge. Fast forward over 100 years and professional barbers today prefer a bloodless method when it comes to shaving their clients. For those opting to stay true to their roots […]

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Latest News

Dancers auditions for A Christmas Carol

Published: May 5th, 2019

In November this year, we will be performing Alan Menken’s ‘A Christmas Carol – The Musical’. Dancers auditions will be held on Wednesday 5th June, from 8pm to 10pm, at BOST’s HQ (24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG). Dancers must be aged 14+. Please bring ...

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Open auditions for A Christmas Carol

Published: May 5th, 2019

In November this year, we will be performing Alan Menken’s ‘A Christmas Carol – The Musical’. Principal and Children’s auditions for this show will be held on Sunday 2nd June at BOST’s HQ (24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG). Provisional timings for these open auditions are as follows: ...

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Elsie Kelly to retire after 46 years

Published: May 3rd, 2019

Our wonderful Director, Elsie Kelly, is due to step down next month, following an amazing 46-year career with our society. Having Directed her first show (‘Oliver!’) for BOST in 1974, our award-winning Director has gone on to direct over 90 shows and concerts with our ...

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