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12 Oct 2018

Snow Queen – Casting Announcement

Simon Gleisner announces the cast of our Christmas show The Snow Queen, written by Matthew Davies: “I was over the moon with how many wonderfully talented people came to audition for me. The standard was so high it made for some wickedly funny auditions – plus some very difficult decisions. So, here is the fabulous cast I’ve assembled. It’s not everyone – as I’m still working with our brilliant youth groups to get as many of them involved as I can. […]

10 Oct 2018

Skylight: the Director’s Preview

Andy Webb tells us about Skylight, our next show and his directorial debut for SLT David Hare is quite a theatrical heavyweight – what draws you to his work and this play in particular? It’s a commonplace to talk about David Hare as our foremost political playwright and to mention how he interweaves the personal with the political. Nowhere it this truer than with Skylight. This play unfolds in a single room in little more than real time, and explores […]

22 Sep 2018

Update from the Building Preservation Trust

From Charlotte Benstead, on behalf of the Building Preservation Trust This is a quick update about some of the work the BPT has been doing over the summer towards the continuing development of our theatre project.  As well as the opening events, the BPT had its AGM and all the trustees have stayed in post; they are Bob Callender, Geoff Lill, Lisa Thomas, Philip Spedding, Charlotte Benstead, Chris Stooke, Carole Coyne, Chaz Doyle and  Fiona Daffern. We’re also delighted to […]

19 Sep 2018

2019 Spring/Summer Season is Announced

Last Friday in the SLT bar Simon Gleisner and Jess Osorio, on behalf of Theatre Committee, announced that 15 plays would make up the 2019 Spring/Summer Season, including the SLT Youth Theatre show which is yet to be confirmed. In attendance at the event were several of the directors (and one playwright) who were on hand to talk about their play choice and to drop a few hints about how they might be staging their productions. In true SLT style […]

10 Sep 2018

Forty Winks – Casting Announcement

Director Chaz Doyle announces his cast of Kevin Elyot’s Forty Winks: “I am so excited to start working with my cast! Only a choice few auditioned, and I even had to borrow actors from another show’s rehearsal to make up numbers, but in the end I have the cast I want. Almost all new members with one current member to help things along. The show is subtle and complex with old memories being dredged up. I know these guys are going […]

24 Aug 2018

Sister Wendy – Casting Announcement

Director Bryon Fear & musical director Gerard Johnson announce the cast of Marcus Reeves’s Postcards from God, The Sister Wendy Musical: “We are incredibly excited about our cast for Sister Wendy. We have put together a wonderful and enthusiastic company of new and current members who are all chomping at the bit to start rehearsals. Gerard will soon be looking for musicians for the band, so if there’s anyone out there interested in joining the company in that capacity, do let […]

16 Aug 2018

2019 Spring/Summer Season Announcement

Save the date! New Season Announcement 8pm on 14th September at the Old Fire Station Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone who submitted plays for consideration for our next season. As usual, we had far more plays than we could dream of putting on. It’s great fun and a great privilege to read them all, and learn about your ideas and what you’d be interested in doing. Sorry if we couldn’t find a place for you. But don’t be […]

16 Aug 2018

2018 SLT Reunion

SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, September 15 On Saturday September 15, the SLT Bar plays host to a reunion of the members who began the South London Theatre Centre which later became simply known as SLT. Come and meet the people who laid the foundations of a club that has survived 7 Conservative governments, back-row floods, 4 bar conversions, 3 tonnes of pigeon poop and a major HLF restoration! SLT thrives today because of those past members who founded a […]

30 Jul 2018

Skylight – Casting Announcement

Andy Webb, director of David Hare’s Skylight announces his cast: “This is a cast to match the monumental scale of this David Hare play. It is hugely demanding on the actors. (For a start – Kyra has to cook a real bolognese on stage!) But I know with this group it will be exhilarating creating this production.” – Andy Webb   Tom – Barry Heselden Kyra – Ruby Todd Edward – James Harris Skylight runs from October 16-20, 2018 at the Old Fire […]

27 Jul 2018

Volunteers Needed for Fest Norwood

SLT are presenting a 10-day arts festival which begins next Friday, August 3 and we are looking for volunteers from our own membership and also members of the local community that can help us during events taking place The festival now has over 50 events and activities for the local community many of which are completely free. We have worked very hard to make the events as wide ranging, exciting and interesting as possible with activities for toddlers, kids, teenagers […]