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03 Mar 2021

200 Club Draw – February 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress once again, deputising for our glamorous humans.   If you want to get involved, you can register in your SLT account on the Membership System or the LoveAdmin app.   In the meantime you can watch our February draw. Congratulations to all the winners and see you next month!  

28 Feb 2021

Casablanca – a prepared reading of the classic story

Ladies and gentlemen, and everyone in between – join your friends from the South London Theatre on Friday 5 March from 7.45pm for an evening at Rick’s Café Americain in the heart of Casablanca. Experience a story of love and hate in a background of adventure and sudden death as this seaport in French Morocco struggles to stay free of Nazi occupation as World War II ravages Europe, providing an escape route for refugees. It’s the thrilling story of Rick […]

24 Feb 2021

Virtual SLT Play Reading Group

SLT Virtual Play Reading Group The next play will be: Temptation by Václav Havel – March 6 at 3pm Synopsis: In his most challenging work to date, Czech playwright Václav Havel has given the Faust legend a provocative twist. His setting is the Institute, whose mission is to combat the irrational tendencies in society through its scientific work. Personal and professional relationships at this lighthouse of truthful knowledge are a tissue of lies and sycophancy in which all concerned willingly […]

15 Feb 2021

Casting Announcement: Lunch Girls

Hayley Thomas announces her cast for our special Zoom performance of Lunch Girls by Ron Hart. “It’s the mid 1980s and a group of women are trying to arrange, by phone, to have lunch together but life keeps getting in the way! The auditions were great and it was a difficult choice to pick just 4 out of 12! I wish I could have cast them all!” – Hayley Thomas   Cast: Jay – Liz Glazzard Vee – Samantha Golton […]

30 Jan 2021

200 Club Draw – January 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress this month and next, deputising for our glamorous humans.   The take-up for top-up counters recently was fairly good, and there are now just 61 counters left available for anyone wishing to join the 200 Club and be in with the chance of winning cash each month.   You can register in your SLT account […]

30 Jan 2021

New Workshops and Courses

Continuing with our Youth and Adult Learning, we’re delighted offer some more exciting courses for children and young people who have attended our drama classes or whose parents/carers are members. The total cost for each course is £10 per youth (usually £40 – £50). We are also happy to offer some free places for those who can’t afford to pay  – just email Teresa training@southlondontheatre.co.uk YOUTH COURSES 1. Make a Film Dates: 27th February, 6th, 13th and 20th March Time: […]

29 Jan 2021

In Memoriam: Freda Daffern 1937 – 2021

We are so very sorry to share the sad news that Freda Daffern, a loyal member and mum of our General Secretary, Fiona Daffern, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on 15 January. Freda was originally from Derby, where her love of theatre started as a member of the Derby Players. After marriage to Tony in 1959, they moved to Blackpool for work and brought up their family there. After Tony’s death she moved first to Australia and then to […]

18 Jan 2021

200 Club Top-Up Shares

2020 SLT revenue via membership was down against 2019 every month from March to December, sometimes by more than 50%! So if you are already a 200 Club Member and want to help support SLT that bit more during these difficult times, you can now top up your shareholding by buying one or more top-up counters, (up to a maximum total holding of 10 counters.) The optional extra is now live in your membership login. Just click ‘Payment’ online or […]

16 Jan 2021

Update from Building Preservation Trust (BPT)

Two of our long standing trustees stepped down at our BPT AGM held on the 29th of December. Carole Coyne and Geoff Lill have spent 14 years each on the committee and have seen us through the entire refurbishment project.  They have both agreed to work on a couple of projects until the Spring when our current funding ends, where we hope to have completed the improvements to the air handling system. Carole was our main liaison with the contractors […]

16 Jan 2021

Welcome: Youth & Adult Learning Officer

We’re delighted to introduce our new Youth and Adult Learning Officer, Teresa Donoghue – a role funded by the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund. Teresa will be responsible for kickstarting our adult learning programme and re-invigorating our youth group.  I am a long time resident  of West Norwood and have been involved in community projects for many years. I have worked extensively in the education and charity sectors, specialising in learning in the community. In particular working with local communities,familie young people and […]