Victorian England back in Bollington
ATROUPE of talented actors brought Victorian England life to the stage with a production of Oliver!
The sold out show was performed by Bollington Light Opera Group (BLOG) at the Civic Hall in Bollington over five nights, with hundreds of visitors heading to the show.
Diane McIntyre, who directed the show with Matthew Gratton-Cash, said: “We had an amazing week. All six performances were completely sold out, which created the sort of atmosphere which lifted everyone, especially the children who did incredibly well.”
Matthew added: “We are very proud of everyone involved.”
Sam Tapp, 10, took the title role, with Chris Croxford, 11, as the Artful Dodger. Fagin, the show’s black-hearted villain, was played by Richard Com- ish and Bill Sykes was played by Craig Harris. Stephanie Evans was Nancy.
Tavis Hill and Helen Valentine played Mr Bumble and Widow Corney and John Clarke and Di Gordon played Mr and Mrs Sowerberry.
Other members of the cast were: Sarah Bailey, Danny Sherratt EmmaClaire Sheldon, Anthony Davies, Martin Bancroft, Georgie Heron and Luke Buck.
●● Scenes from Oliver! The musical, performed by Bollington Light Opera at Bollington Civic Hall