Category : News

16 Feb 2018

Call for Directors: Aspidistra Resistance

Theatre Committee are looking for a director for the winning play in our New Writing Competition, Aspidistra Rising by Polly Mitchell. Both humorous and poignant, the play looks at the lives of three contrasting sets of women across three generations, from the 1940s to the present day, to explore how changes in attitudes and society have affected women’s priorities and experiences. This play is unpublished and unperformed so this would be the premiere. We’re looking for an experienced director with […]

15 Feb 2018

SLT Superstar Cast Release Single ‘Spotlight’

Cast members from SLT’s 2016 production of Jesus Christ Superstar have written, produced and are releasing a single on February 23 called ‘Spotlight’. Marcus Reeves who played Herod in our production describes the song and experience: “Back in 2016 I was in a production of Jesus Christ Superstar here in London and in that production Jesus was played by a very talented young man called Sean Mullaney with the equally talented Alley Bilodeau as Mary. Once the show was over we […]

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 […]