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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 […]

27 Jul 2018

BU21 – Casting Announcement

Dave Hollander, director of Stuart Slade’s BU21 announces his cast: “We can’t wait to start working on this gripping play, which explores the lives of six young survivors of a terrorist attack on London. Despite the apparently grim subject matter, it’s a darkly hilarious and unexpectedly uplifting piece that is on its way to becoming a modern classic.” – Dave Hollander   Please note that all cast members will be using their own names in performance. Thalissa – Siobhán Campbell Ana – […]

26 Jul 2018

Ticket Price Increases From September, 2018

We haven’t put up our ticket prices in over a decade, apart from when we had to add VAT, but it won’t be a surprise to our members and audiences to know that the costs of putting on shows and running our building have risen, so we need to find ways of generating more income from ticket sales among other things. Those members who attended our AGM will be keenly aware of this. Ticket prices for SLT members, concessionary members and […]

16 Jul 2018

Nell Gwynn – Casting Announcement

Mark Ireson, director of Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn announces his cast: “I’m excited to announce such a strong cast of both newcomers and more familiar SLT faces for this tremendous show. It is always a pleasure to have so many talented folk come to audition, and we were overwhelmed by the number of people, particularly women, who came along. It made the choice very difficult. Thank you all.” – Mark Ireson There is one part still to be cast – […]

13 Jul 2018

Changes To Managing SLT Memberships

SLT is now using a new system to manage our membership payments and renewals. It is called Pay Subs Online and allows you to manage your SLT membership securely and with ease. If you are a current member you can sign into your account and set a password and manage your details. If you are thinking about becoming a member there are new forms which link directly to the new system. For both renewals and new memberships head over to […]

29 Jun 2018

Celebrate Our Official Opening With Us

** THIS WEEKEND ** This weekend we celebrate the official reopening of SLT’s Old Fire Station home with a host of free (and some ticketed) workshops and events for all ages. There are lots of things for you, your friends and families to do. Come and discover your local theatre with theatre workshops including juggling and how to audition. Learn about the history of the building with heritage tours of our renovated home with lots of fun things for kids […]

29 Jun 2018

Aspidistra Resistance – Casting Announcement

Joanna Ostrowska, director of our  new writing competition winning Aspidistra Resistance by Polly Churchill announces her cast: “I feel honoured to be directing my first play for South London Theatre and in addition a play that had won the SLT playwriting competition and so has never been performed before. Auditions were held over a few weeks and many very talented people come through the doors of the theatre. A huge thank to Jess Osorio for helping me with the whole […]

15 Jun 2018

2019 Submissions Spring/Summer Now Open

** Deadline Midnight 7 July ** Get your creative juices flowing and your thinking caps on and whatever other mashed up metaphors you want to use, because submissions for 2019 are open! And we’re taking the opportunity, now we’re back home in the Old Fire Station, to make a few changes. We’re going to divide the year into two six-month seasons – Spring/Summer covering March to August, and Autumn/Winter from September to February. Shorter seasons will let us focus on […]

05 Jun 2018

Can Anyone Smell Burning?

The programme of events for the Old Fire Station official opening is beginning to take shape. Taking place over the weekend of Saturday, 30 June & Sunday, 1 July events include tours, exhibitions, a book launch and a host of free talks and workshops. One of these free talks will be presented by Laura Miller entitled: Can Anyone Smell Burning? A History of London and Fire.   London is just one of those cities that is always burning down. This […]