Category : News

15 Feb 2018

The Servant of Two Masters – Director’s Interview

We spoke to the director of The Servant of Two Masters, Jo Boniface and asked her to tell us a little more about her SLT debut and the Italian theatrical style of Commedia dell’arte: What drew you to directing this play? I learnt to love comedy from my degree, when I got to perform and study all aspects of it from stand-up to physical clowning. It was here I found my love for Commedia and got to play with the […]

13 Feb 2018

SLT & Lambeth – London Borough of Culture

SLT has been backing Lambeth in their bid to become London Borough of Culture created by Mayor Sadiq Khan. The winning Borough will receive over £1m funding to stage a programme of world class cultural events and initiatives. On St Valentine’s Day Lambeth are asking people across the borough to highlight their cultural heroes – the people and organisations that have had a positive impact on their lives. Radical Hearts. Open Minds. This is the theme for Lambeth’s bid and […]

10 Feb 2018

His Dark Materials – Ticket Update

The first round of tickets for His Dark Materials sold out in 48 hours! We expected tickets to sell quickly but even this was beyond our expectation. We are thrilled that there is so much excitement for our first production back in the Old Fire Station in West Norwood. If you missed out, fear not for there will be a second round of ticket sales for this production later in the month. The date on which the tickets will go on sale […]

10 Feb 2018

Casting – Lemons Lemons Lemons …

Jason Salmon director of April’s Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons by Sam Steiner announces his cast: “After a fabulous set of auditions I’m delighted to announce the cast for Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons. There was excellent attendance from some very talented actors which made the decision extremely difficult – in Bryony and Shannon I have found two tremendous performers who will really do it justice. Lemons is a brilliant play that is going to be a challenge for us all but […]

02 Feb 2018

His Dark Materials – Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for our first production back in the Old Fire Station His Dark Materials are now on sale. This is a play in TWO PARTS. To see the whole play you will need to get tickets for both parts. Performances are as follows: Tuesday, March 20 – Part I Wednesday, March 21 – Part II Thursday, March 22 – Part I Friday, March 23 – Part II Saturday, March 24 – Part I (matinee) Saturday, March 24 – Part II […]

30 Jan 2018

Job Vacancy: Building Manager

The SLT Building Preservation Trust Ltd and the South London Theatre Centre Ltd are currently refurbishing the Grade 2 listed Old Fire Station in West Norwood. The project is mainly Heritage Lottery funded, aimed at restoring the original architectural features and increasing community access to this wonderful building. The building works are due to be completed in March. We are seeking a Building Manager with an interest in heritage. The role will involve some marketing of the building facilities, as […]

25 Jan 2018

Old Fire Station Book Coming Soon

As a part of our commitment to the heritage of our Old Fire Station Building we have been researching and designing a book all about the history of our beloved Victorian fire station commissioned by the Heritage Lottery Fund. During our research for the book which has been a three year long project, we have discovered many great stories and interesting facts about the building and the local area. The book will be available to buy from the theatre when […]

19 Jan 2018

His Dark Materials – Ticket Announcement

We expect ticket sales for the first production back in the Old Fire Station His Dark Materials to be in high demand, so we will be announcing the day they go on sale, via our newsletter. The play is in two parts with a capacity of approximately 90 seats per performance. Most people will want to see the whole play (parts 1 and 2) and we anticipate tickets will sell very quickly. We urge anyone who wants to see the […]

19 Jan 2018

Cans – Casting Announcement

Director Ed O’Shaughnessy is thrilled to announce his cast for Cans by Stuart Slade. He tells us: “Ellie Scanlan is a performer, writer, theatre facilitator and co-founder of ‘The Unfinished Things Festival.’ This is her first production with the South London Theatre and she is thrilled to join such a creative community. Paul White is greatly looking forward to sharing the stage with Ellie Scanlon, and would like to thank the Lucky Cat and in particular The Virgin Mary, whom […]

11 Jan 2018

Audience Attendance Oct – Dec 2017

It is in our constitution that we publish our audience figures every quarter. Here are the figures for the final quarter  of the year (October – December 2017). All show figures and revenue are available to members in the annual report issued prior to every AGM. It’s been quite a year with a very varied programme and audience figures have been, for the most part, very pleasing with plenty of sold-out notices and attendance at well over two-thirds capacity. Some […]