FIVE pupils from Kidderminster’s Stagecoach have successfully auditioned for parts in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s production of Oliver!

The young stars will be performing in seven of the South Staffs Musical Theatre Company shows between Tuesday, October 14, and Saturday, October 18, later this year.

All five boys will play roles in Fagin’s gang, with Ollie Hart-Bradford, 13, playing The Artful Dodger on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening as well as the Wednesday matinee.

Ben Sidaway, 11, will play Oliver on both Wednesday and Friday evening and the Saturday matinee performance.

Zoe Priestley, Stagecoach principal, said: “I'm very proud of the boys.

“They worked so hard to get through the auditions and we're all looking forward to the shows.”

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