WALLASEY-based St Paul's Musical Theatre Company present their production of Lionel Bart's classic musical Oliver! this week.

Produced and directed by Pam Foy with music direction by Sian James, the show is staged at Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight from Thursday to Saturday.

Based on Charles Dickens' classic tale of a 10-year-old who falls in with a group of pickpockets, it features the songs Food, glorious food, As long as he needs me, Consider Yourself , You’ve got to pick a pocket or two and Oom Pah Pah!

The cast features Seth Woodason and Harvey Jameson as Oliver in alternate performances; Euan Parks and Zach Waddington playing The Artful Dodger on alternate nights, Mark Prescott as Fagin, Stuart Raphel as Bill Sykes, Rebecca Hulse as Nancy and Barry Prescott as Bumble.

Tickets are from 342 4718 or the box office on 643 8757.