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18 Sep 2017

The Great Christmas Vaudeville Extravaganza

We are thrilled to finally announce that our Christmas production will be a Vaudeville variety show encompassing music, comedy, sketches, song and dance, magic – showcasing the many talents of our membership and youth group. There will be plenty of opportunity for audiences to be involved as we invite them to dress up and take part in the singalongs and yuletide festivities. Performances will be based around a broad timescale that will allow us to include songs and sketches that […]

14 Sep 2017

Casting Announcement – Edith in the Dark

Director, Catherine Raku-Evans announces her cast for Edith in the Dark by Philip Meeks: “Big thanks to all of the people who came to audition. It was wonderful to hear parts of the play read by such a wide variety of talented people. As a result, the decision making took some careful thought. We are very excited to start working with our cast. “ – Catherine Raku-Evans   Edith – Penny Thomas Gausto – Tom Watts Biddy – Eileen Coan Edith in the Dark runs from November […]

12 Sep 2017

Vote For SLT To Win The M&S Energy Award

SLT was shortlisted as one of 7 selected charities eligible for the M&S Energy Award announced last week and the voting is now open. There’s £300,000 available to support renewable energy projects and technologies across the UK and you can have your say in who receives up to £12,000 by simply casting a vote, and spreading the word about your favourite. SLT are currently in 3rd place in the London region. You can help us get to the number one […]

07 Sep 2017

Announcing New Writing Competition Short List

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the SLT New Writing Competition. The reading panel were impressed with both the number of entries and the quality of the scripts, which did not make deliberation easy. The play scripts were read by all on the panel and, throughout the process, the scripts were anonymised so that the panel did not know the writers of each piece. When reading the plays, the plot, characters, dialogue and the overall impression were considered. […]

26 Jul 2017

Step Into Our Gallery

Today we are thrilled to announce that we have launched a new gallery page which imports our existing SLT Photo Archives into this website. The original archive site has been dusted down and given a makeover by Phil Gammon and Bryon Fear who, with the help of Káit Feeney, have been updating the galleries. The archive currently goes back to shows from 2003 but we hope to keep updating the archive with older material. It will be obvious to seasoned […]

19 Jul 2017

Casting Announcement – God of Carnage

Director, Simon Gleisner announces his cast for God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza: “I’m delighted to announce my cast for God of Carnage. This is a great play and with such a strong cast, I know it’s going to be a fantastic show. Thanks to everyone who came along to audition – it was great fun and I could have cast it many times over. And watch out everyone – Carnage is coming at the end of October….” – Simon Gleisner   […]

12 Jul 2017

Casting Announcement – Jeeves & Wooster

Director, Naomi Liddle announces her cast for Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense: “I had a wealth of talent to choose from at the auditions and much fun and larks were had as we got this sparkling script up on its feet. It feels like quite a responsibility to bring a new Jeeves and Wooster into the firmament and I’m sure Guy and Alex will do them proud, under the watchful eye of Matthew’s Seppings. Thank you to everyone who auditioned […]

06 Jul 2017

Call For Directors – 2018 Season

Calling all directors! Submissions are now open for SLT’s 2018 Season. You do not need to be an SLT member to submit a play for the 2018 Season, nor do you need to have directed before if it is something you are keen to do – our Theatre Committee are here to assist first-time and experienced directors through the process. Plays must be submitted before the end of this month, so please take a look at our Submissions Page to […]

06 Jul 2017

12 Hours To Help Equip
New Theatre In West Norwood

Our Crowdfunding campaign to help equip the new theatre which will open early next year at the Old Fire Station ends in 12 hours. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of West Norwood’s cultural heritage for years to come by making pledges that will help buy seats, cables, lights and the equipment needed to run the new theatre space. In return there are varying rewards for those that donate. But no matter how small or large the […]

19 Jun 2017

Casting Announcement

Bette & Joan – The Final Curtain

Director, Cal Beckett announces her cast for Bette and Joan: The Final Curtain: “I’m thrilled to announce, after two very strong auditions, the cast for my directorial debut Bette & Joan – The Final Curtain, created by Sarah Thom, Sarah Toogood and James Greaves. Thanks to all who auditioned who gave me such tough choices to make. I can’t wait to get started on rehearsals with these talented actors – I think we’re going to have such fun!” – Cal Beckett Bette […]