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24 Jun 2022
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Auditions: SLT Summer Shorts

August 10-13, 2022 Directed by various – details below General information ACTORS – Welcome to the Summer Shorts! We are now ready to audition for the many many parts available. We have a great selection of pieces with something for everyone. There is historical drama to hysterical comedy. Please get in touch with the directors directly to register your interest in any of the parts detailed. Auditions will be a hybrid of Zoom and in person across the week beginning […]

18 Jun 2022

A Song at Twilight by Noël Coward

November 8-12, 2022 Directed by Doug Dunn Auditions Sunday July 10, 10am Monday July 11, 8pm General information Rehearsals will take place on Wednesday and Friday evenings, 8pm to 10pm and Sundays 1pm to 4.30pm. Rehearsals will start on Sunday 28 August (with no rehearsal on Friday 2 September). The actor playing Hugo Latymer will be needed for as many rehearsals as possible. The company will rehearse throughout September and October and full cast and crew are needed for the […]

18 Jun 2022

The Children by Lucy Kirkwood

October 11-15, 2022 Directed by Rob Wallis Auditions Sunday July 3, 10am Monday July 4, 8pm General information Includes dark themes, such as cancer. One role may require use of bald cap and wig – TBC. Synopsis “Retired people are like nuclear power stations. We like to live by the sea.” Former nuclear scientists Rose and Robin live quietly, unassumingly, in a remote seaside cottage. Food and power are both strictly rationed, but Rose has yoga to keep her occupied […]

30 May 2022
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The Last of the Pelican Daughters by The Wardrobe Ensemble

September 27-October 1, 2022 Directed by Han Evans Synopsis In folklore, pelican mothers feed their young on their own blood. Today, four sisters are trying to come to terms with their mother’s death – and divide their mother’s house between them. Mum’s presence still seeps through the ceiling and the floors. The Pelican Daughters are home for the last time. First performed in 2019 and produced in collaboration with Complicite, this play written by The Wardrobe Ensemble is a blunt, […]

24 May 2022

Woyzeck by Georg Buchner

September 13-17, 2022 Directed by John Irvine Synopsis Plagued by haunting voices and a paranoid fear of conspiracy, Franz Woyzeck is a man trying to make sense of things and failing. Struggling to make ends meet, he lends his body to medical experimentation. But his distrust and anger spirals until, in an attempt to make the real and imagined voices stop for good, he takes a knife… Woyzeck is a story about ordinary people in difficult circumstances who have to […]

06 Apr 2022
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - 8pm, July 26-30 2022

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

July 26-30, 2022 Running time: TBC Synopsis SLT’s summer family show will be an audio-visual feast combining the absurd tales of Lewis Carroll with 1980s pop and rock. Following a familiar figure down the rabbit hole, Alice embarks on a bizarre journey through a wonderland filled with strange and contrariwise characters. Punks! Rockers! New Romantics! Power suits! Caterpillars! A two-act piece with an interval. There will be lots of music and effects, including some flashing lights. Director: Chaz Doyle Cast […]

19 Mar 2022

Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter

July 12-16, 2022 Running time: TBC Synopsis This deceptively simple tale relates the activities of seven English children played by adults on a summer afternoon during the Second World War. In a woods, a field and a barn, they play, fight, fantasise and swagger. Their aggressions, fears, hostilities and rivalries are a microcosm of adult interaction. Director: Jo Boniface Cast: Willie – Oliver Adkin Peter – Louie Chapman John – David Chappell Raymond – Rebecca Law Donald – Tom Mathias […]

22 Feb 2022

The Habit of Art by Alan Bennett

June 14-18, 2022 Running time: TBC Synopsis Actors and backstage staff gather for the rehearsal of a play (Caliban’s Day) that dramatises an imagined meeting between poet W H Auden and composer Benjamin Britten. Both men are now near the end of their artistic lives. They worked together some years earlier and know each other well. The Habit of Art is a classic Bennett comedy about putting on a play, and the foibles and insecurities of actors and writers. It […]

18 Feb 2022
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

June 28-July 2, 2022 Running time: TBC Twins Viola and Sebastian arrive separately in Illyria after a shipwreck. Both believe the other dead. Viola (disguised as a man) finds work serving Orsino, a wealthy count, who obsessively loves Olivia, a grief-stricken countess, who refuses his advances. Viola woos Olivia, on Orsino’s behalf, but Olivia falls in love with Viola. Viola, meanwhile, falls in love with Orsino, who believes her to be male. Her twin brother Sebastian is saved by a […]

01 Feb 2022
Hapgood

Hapgood by Tom Stoppard

May 31-June 4, 2022 Running time: TBC Elizabeth Hapgood is a British spymaster who is concerned that she may have a double or even a triple agent within her organisation. She also has a young son about who she worries deeply. She tries a number of ploys to try and root out the mole in the organisation. This being Tom Stoppard, there’s a touch of particle physics thrown into the mix, but the play is essentially a fascinating spy thriller […]