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Open auditions for A Christmas Carol

Sunday, 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: Boys’ roles: 9:30am – 11am Girls’ roles: 11am – 1pm […]

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Elsie Kelly to retire after 46 years

Friday, 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 society, as well as directing professional pantomimes across the north […]

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And the nominees are…..!

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

We’re excited to announce that we have been nominated for 4 NODA NW Awards!  Best Leading Male in a Musical: Tony Prince (Sweeney Todd) Best Leading Female in a Musical: Gina Phillips (Mrs Lovett)   Best Direction of a Musical: Elsie Kelly – Sweeney Todd   Best Staging of a Musical: BOST – Sweeney Todd Winners will be […]

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‘Oliver!’ stars go on to achieve MORE

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Two cast members from our recent sell-out production of ‘Oliver!’ at Liverpool’s Royal Court theatre have gone on to achieve further theatrical success. 11 year old Harvey Jameson, who played one of Fagin’s Gang, has been cast in the role of Fleance (Son of Lord Banquo) in  a forthcoming production of Macbeth. This professional production […]

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Concert Party dates for your diary

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Between the main shows and concerts, our Concert Party provides first-rate musical entertainment for a variety of events throughout the year, including fund-raising concerts for local charities, weddings and business hospitality. Our award winning company perform a diverse mix of solos and group numbers by popular composers including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rogers & Hammerstein II […]

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Impact of COVID-19 on BOST

Impact of COVID-19 on BOST

Published: March 20th, 2020

Earlier this month we made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming production of ‘When The Lights Go On Again’, as the health of our audience members, cast and crew is of utmost importance. While further rehearsals are unable to take place at the moment, ...

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BOST supports SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity

Published: March 7th, 2020

We are delighted to be supporting SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, during our production of ‘When The Lights Go On Again’. SSAFA has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885. Every year their team of volunteers and employees help more ...

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Heswall to host WTLGOA preview

Published: February 10th, 2020

We’ll be giving Heswall audiences an exclusive preview performance of songs from ‘When The Lights Go On Again’ on Saturday 28th March. Our Concert Party will be performing a short extract of the WWII era songs, along with many other musical favourites at our upcoming ...

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