As we go into what we hope is the last 10 months of the restoration and build of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood, we can reveal the final amount we need to raise to complete the works. SLT has so far managed to raise over 2 million pounds with the help of the Heritage Lottery Fund but to fully restore the exterior and all five interior floors we have a deficit of £110,000. As we reported on August 5, 2016 when we lost […]
According to a piece found in the 1974 January Bar & Social News section of that month’s newsletter, SLT had its 7th birthday on January 26th. That means SLT turns 50 … today. 1967 was the year of our first production The Alchemist by Ben Jonson. Performances ran from October 30 – November 4. For SLT, 1967 is an historic year and we will be celebrating our 50 years over the next 12 months with several socials, 50th anniversary merchandise and the […]
Lisa Thomas announces her cast for Dancing at Lughnasa: “I’m delighted to announce the cast for our late March show, Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel. Some very strong people auditioned and I was able to cast a couple of genuine Irish actors (though none from Donegal, where the play is set) and several others who have ‘proved their Irish’ in a range of other plays. This lyrical tale of five Donegal sisters and the events of the summer of 1936 […]
You can now send a donation to the SLT Restoration project anytime, anywhere by texting from your phone! You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 by texting the amount after SLTC67 to the number 70070. So for example, if you want to send £10 you would type: SLTC67 £10 and send the text to the number 70070. Try it, I just did! Please pass on this information to anyone who may want to contribute to the theatre’s restoration. Happy […]
Are you an SLT member and also a photographer? Would you like the opportunity to shoot rehearsals and dress rehearsals for publicity purposes and for our SLT historic archives? Our publicity director Bryon is compiling a list of photographers that will be available for directors to contact to check their availability to shoot their production’s dress rehearsal (and sometimes rehearsals leading up to it). If you are interested in being on this list please contact Bryon via the link below. Photograph from […]
Dust off your thinking trousers as Guy Jones masterminds the first SLT Quiz of 2017 in aid of the twin causes of the building restoration fund and social larks. £2 entry per person, teams of 6. Be there or be….somewhere less clever. Follow this link for more information about the event.
Bob Callender is thrilled to announce his cast for SLT’s production in late February, Jerome Bixby’s Man From Earth adapted by Richard Schenkman: John Oldman – Chaz Doyle Harry – Jerome Kennedy Dan – Tom Melly Art Jenkins – Daniel Kelly Will Gruber – Peter Bond Linda Murphy – Naomi Wynter Sandy – Victoria Maytom Edith – Kay Anderson The show runs from February 28 until March 4, 2017. Rehearsals began at the beginning of January.
Last week London Live came down to the theatre at the Old Fire Station on a cold Friday morning to film a news article on the restoration of the building. The London television channel interviewed Paul Sharrock from Thomas Ford & Partners the architects who were entrusted to develop, restore and design the new space within the existing building. The camera crew also spoke with Jenny Mclaughlin and Tom Mathias, members of the South London Theatre, to find out more about the group and its continued […]
It’s an SLT tradition of doing a cast collection during each run to buy a small gift for all the people who have helped stage a show such as the Director, Assistant Director, Backstage Crew, Set Builders & Painters, Wardrobe team etc. The cast of our last production Jack decided to do something different on this occasion: The cast of Jack would like to thank everyone who contributed to staging and keeping this year’s Christmas show running. In your honour, […]
Jason Salmon announces his cast for Little Light by Alice Birch, which includes three new members to SLT: Firstly a big thank you to everybody that came along to the auditions. There was such an array of talent on display which was wonderful to see and made the decision process extremely difficult. Now it’s completed I’m delighted to have cast 4 wonderful actors – a great mix of established and new members – who I’ve no doubt will do an […]