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Cancellation of When The Lights Go On Again


It is with regret that we have had to take the decision to cancel our production of ‘When The Lights Go On Again’, which was due to have been performed at the Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight, this May. This decision was not taken lightly and ...

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Competition to join online West End Masterclass

Competition to join online West End Masterclass


Following the success of our previous West End Masterclasses, with leading lady Helen Hobson and Choreographer Ben Clare, we are delighted to be running the third session in the series next week. On Tuesday 3rd November, we will be joined by West End Director, Alastair ...

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In an effort to give some clarity and certainty to our audiences and members alike during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are rescheduling our planned productions now, rather than waiting for government announcements regarding the lifting of restrictions. Our forthcoming production dates will now be ...

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Musical tribute to former leading lady


We are saddened by the recent passing of Davina (Dee) Jones.

Davina was a member of BOST for many years and was a talented performer and good friend.

She first joined in 1979, fresh out of University, for our production of The Sound of Music.

With her beautiful soprano voice and unique ability to capture the character of a role, Davina went on to play leading roles in several of our musicals.

Her standout principal roles included ‘Anna’ and ‘Tuptim’ (in different productions of The King and I), ‘Maria’ (The Sound of Music), ‘Eliza Doolittle’ (My Fair Lady) and ‘Carrie Pipperidge’ (Carousel).

Davina was much loved by audiences and members alike, and she will be greatly missed.

In honour of her memory, we have recorded a musical tribute of the song ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’, which can be viewed on our Facebook page here.

Our thoughts are with Davina’s family and friends at this difficult time.


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