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Lionel Bart’s musical masterpiece 


An Amateur Production, proudly presented by Basildon Operatic

Award winning society, BasOp are back at the Towngate to bring the much-loved musical Oliver! to the stage.

Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on an adventure through Victorian England. Young, orphaned Oliver Twist navigates London’s underworld, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – love. When Oliver meets the Artful Dodger, he is welcomed into a gang of child pickpockets led by the conniving Fagin. When Oliver is falsely accused of a theft, he is rescued by a kind and wealthy gentleman, to the dismay of Fagin’s violent sidekick, Bill Sikes. Caught in the middle is Nancy, who is trapped under Bill’s thumb, but desperate to help Oliver, with tragic results.

With spirited, timeless songs like As Long as He Needs Me, Food, Glorious Food, and Where Is Love, Oliver! is a musical classic

This amateur production is presented by Basildon Operatic Society.

Groups 10+ discount
Save 10% off your booking if you book 10+ tickets in one transaction. For Group Reservations, please contact the Box Office team on 01268 205 300 or email

Concession tickets
Please note that Concession tickets for under 16s, ages 60+, registered disabled and carers are available on the 2.30pm matinee performances only

By Special Arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh
This Amateur Production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International. All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI

29th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

Tickets from £22.00

Recommended for ages 3+

Running time approx 2 hours

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Choose date and time:

Wednesday 29th May7:30 pm
Thursday 30th May2:30 pm7:30 pm
Friday 31st May7:30 pm
Saturday 1st Jun2:30 pm7:30 pm


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