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01 Apr 2016

Foodie Fundraiser for the Old Fire Station

Friday April 8 and Saturday April 9 from 6-10pm SLT folk will be putting down our scripts and picking up our recipe books to raise money for the Old Fire Station renovation project. The venue: BEER REBELLION – 167 Sydenham Road, London, SE26 5HBS The Menu  (Courses from £4.50-£8.50) Friday April 8 Leek and Potato Soup Boeuf Bourguignon Claret Chicken with Bacon & Thyme Telaggio Cheese Tart with Walnut pastry (v) All mains are served with a portion of potato […]

11 Mar 2016

Casting Announcement: Many Moons

Jason Salmon, director of Many Moons by Alice Birch, is thrilled to announce his cast: Meg – Catherine Ellis Raku-Evans Ollie – Edward Cherrie Juniper – Rebecca Crow Robert – Barry Heselden “I’d like to thank everybody that came along to the auditions, there was a lot of talent on show and it made the casting very difficult but it was a great experience and I’m delighted to have an excellent cast. It is a great mix of seasoned SLTers and new members […]

11 Mar 2016

Celebrating Shakespeare

Saturday 23 April To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, SLT is holding a celebration of his work on April 23 at Stanley Halls. Although it’s a social event, we’re hoping to include performances of works by and inspired by Britain’s greatest playwright: scenes from plays, poetry, music. In particular we’d like encourage those of you who have performed in SLT productions to consider reprising former roles. Now it’s over to you. If you’d like to contribute or want […]

11 Mar 2016

New Writing Season is Evolving

We’ve already got an exciting range of new work for members to explore this spring. SLT will not be putting on a full production in April as originally proposed. Instead, we’re setting up a series of workshops where you can meet writers and directors, read unproduced plays and discuss the process of bringing them to life on stage. Look out for more details on our website in the coming weeks. At this month’s social on March 14 at Knowles of […]

04 Mar 2016

2016, Christmas Show Submissions

Theatre Committee are looking for submissions for a Christmas Show.  This could be a pantomime or another family friendly show. Fun shows with music are also welcome. Please consider how adaptable the show can be in different spaces. Please get your submissions to us by March 15. 

03 Mar 2016

2016, Full Season Announced

SLT’s Theatre Committee are thrilled to reveal the rest of the South London Theatre’s exciting 2016 Season. This year’s season has been a tricky one to finalise. Rights to some directors’ first choice plays were unavailable which is a common and a difficult part of the selection process. Creating a season that is full of variety which includes a mix of genres with classic and contemporary texts that offer opportunities for a wide demographic of actors is a challenging balancing act, but SLT’s Theatre Committee have managed to do just […]

19 Feb 2016

Casting Announcement: Two Into One

Simon Gleisner, director of Two Into One by Ray Cooney, is thrilled to announce his cast: The Rt Hon Richard Willey MP – Peter Bond Pamela Willey – Eileen Coan Receptionist – Kim Goldsmith The Hotel Manager – Jack King Lily Chatterton MP – Audrey Lindsay Maria – Deborah Dubosq George Pigden – Will Howard Jennifer Bristow – Stephanie Hayward Edward Bristow – Tom Watts Waitress – Christine Theophilus “I’d like to thank everyone who came along to the auditions and put so much […]

18 Feb 2016

Exclusive: Pre-Theatre Menu Deal at The Garden

Next week sees the opening of Steven Berkoff’s East down at Stanley Halls and our friends in West Norwood’s finest bistro, The Garden, are offering SLT audiences a one course pre-theatre menu for those of you that want to have a quick bite before jumping on the 196 down to South Norwood. To qualify for your one course with a glass of wine for £9.50 (£7.50 with a soft drink) all you need to do is present your ticket or e-ticket confirmation to […]

12 Feb 2016

The Old Fire Station – Update on building works, February 2016

Tenders were received from five contractors. The lowest price was in excess of the HLF budget and although differences are usual, this was much larger than expected and has taken time to resolve. The best price was from William Anelay Ltd of York who have been designated preferred contractor for the project with the HLF’s approval. Our architects, Thomas Ford and Partners, and project manager have gone through the process of “Value Engineering” with William Anelay Ltd to negotiate costs […]

09 Feb 2016

Sonia Burke, Service & Thanksgiving

Dear South London Theatre Club members, It is with deep regret that we have to tell you that Sonia Burke passed away on the 26th January. She joined the Club in 1973 with her friend Marion after they heard about it at a Brockwell Park County Show. Sonia was primarily involved in stage management, occasionally taking on acting roles and was a bunny girl for Casino night. Sonia made many dear friends at the Club. The Service and Thanksgiving for […]