Category : News

30 Nov 2017

Introducing Our Learning & Engagement Officer

We want to say a big SLT welcome to Cassie Yates, who began her role as our Learning & Engagement Officer this month. Cassie has worked with education and community groups for 8 years, most recently Me Too & Co and Croydon Youth Theatre. She is currently working on Knots Arts’ Christmas panto (“oh no she isn’t….”) She is looking forward to us getting back into the Old Fire Station and said, “I can’t wait to see the building coming […]

23 Nov 2017

Youth Group Production 2018 Announcement

We are delighted to announce that His Dark Materials, adapted by Nicholas Wright from Philip Pullman’s much loved trilogy, will be performed by SLT Youth Theatre from March 20-24, 2018, directed by Peter Stevens and Siobhán Campbell. This will be the first production at SLT’s new performance space at the redeveloped Old Fire Station in West Norwood. Following the epic adventures of Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry through a series of parallel universes, the show will be presented in the […]

06 Nov 2017

Casting Announcement – Constellations

Director, Jess Osorio announces her cast for Constellations by Nick Payne:   “Thank you to all who auditioned for Constellations, which will be the first SLT show of 2018 and I believe the first amateur production of this amazing play. I had an amazing turnout of both non-members and existing SLT members, making it a very difficult decision as the standard was extremely high. We have cast Ben Rathe, who was in Blue Stockings and Forget me not Lane, as Roland and […]

06 Nov 2017

Announcing New Writing Competition Winner

After much deliberation and lots of reading we are delighted to announce that the winner of South London Theatre’s New Writing Competition is: Aspidistra Resistance by Polly Churchill It was not an easy decision. The quality of the scripts entered was very high. We would like to thank Jamie Eastlake (Executive Artistic Director at Theatre N16) and Steve Harper (Literary Manager at Theatre 503) for generously giving their time to judge the shortlisted scripts. Thanks must also go to all […]

27 Oct 2017

Lambeth For Borough Of Culture

The Mayor of London has launched a competition for London boroughs to bid for a Year of Culture. The competition will fund a game changing cultural programme. The winning Borough will receive over £1million funding to stage a programme of world class cultural events and initiatives. Two winning boroughs will be named London Borough of Culture, one in 2019 and one in 2020. SLT attended the launch of Lambeth’s bid and we are excited about their plans. SLT is backing Lambeth’s […]

27 Oct 2017

Audience Attendance July-Sept, 2017

It is in our constitution that we publish our audience figures every quarter. Here are the figures for the last quarter (July-September, 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 we still have 3 shows to go! Some notes for clarification: Group / Family tickets are restricted to suitable shows Comp ticket figures do vary from show […]

16 Oct 2017

Giving Thanks

We are now entering the final 6 months of the restoration of our Old Fire Station, a point which has taken 14 years to reach. We cannot underestimate the invaluable hours spent by our volunteers dealing with forms, lawyers, funders, architects, council officers and contractors. Without these hours the project would never have happened, and current and future members owe an enormous debt of gratitude to the project lynchpins. We will begin with a heartfelt hurrah for all their work; […]

09 Oct 2017

A New Festival For West Norwood

The South London Theatre is thrilled to announce that next year we will be launching a new Arts Festival for South London in the heart of West Norwood. SLT Fest will be a 9 day festival that will take place at the beginning of August, 2018 and will focus on the theme ‘heritage’. The festival will be held in and about our restored Old Fire Station which opens next spring and is set to be an important cultural centre for […]

09 Oct 2017

Announcing the SLT 2018 Season

Theatre Committee are thrilled to announce the plays in our 2018 Season which include family & youth shows, our new writing competition winner, musicals, contemporary plays and much-loved classics. For more about each play visit our 2018 Season Page here. Four will be staged at our current home at Stanley Halls and then in April when we return to the Old Fire Station in West Norwood we will stage a further 15 productions. The new season welcomes 5 new directors […]

21 Sep 2017

Job Vacancy: Learning & Engagement Officer

SLT’s Building Preservation Trust Ltd. are ready to recruit the first ever staff member to take up a position in the newly restored Old Fire Station in West Norwood to engage the community and visitors with the heritage of the building. The job, Learning and Engagement Officer is an HLF funded part-time, fixed term position (June 30, 2019) with a maximum salary of £25,000 per annum (£15,000 pro rata). Please find below the complete Job Description and Equal Opportunity form […]