Category : Productions

31 Dec 2021

Supporting Acts – fundraising variety night

January 15, 2022 – ONE NIGHT ONLY Supporting Acts Some of SLT’s best and brightest join together with the West Norwood Community Choir and PoetrySlabs to give you an evening of music, words and maybe some surprises! That beam holding up the bar isn’t going to fix itself, so come along, support the fundraising efforts and have a great night out – all for just £10 (£8). Buy tickets here. All ticket proceeds are going to the Rusty Beam fund

28 Dec 2021
The Bald Prima Donna by Eugene Ionesco, 8pm, April 19-23, 2022

The Bald Prima Donna by Eugene Ionesco

April 19-23, 2022 Running time: TBC Typically middle-class Mr and Mrs Smith are enjoying an evening at home in the suburbs of London. They have invited the Martins over for dinner, even though they’ve already eaten, and the Martins are very late, which is very rude since the Smiths are starving and haven’t eaten all day. They are interrupted by their maid, Mary, and eventually, a fire chief. One of the pioneer plays of the Theatre of the Absurd, The […]

19 Dec 2021

Iron by Rona Munro

April 5-9, 2022 Running time: TBC The play is about memory, manipulation and seeing the world through others’ eyes as well how we are seen and what people assume about us. Everyone has hidden depths and meanings to what they say and do. Josie has not seen her mother since the day Fay was arrested for murdering her husband, Josie’s father, more than 15 years previously. Now that her paternal grandmother who raised her has died, she has questions and […]

16 Nov 2021
The Phlebotomist by Ella Road

The Phlebotomist by Ella Road

March 8-12, 2022 Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes including a 15 minute interval (estimate) In a near future a single blood test gives you an official rating in society: a high rating equals good opportunities and possibilities in getting jobs, education, bank loans and dating prospects. Bea is a phlebotomist and finds a good match in an intelligent and handsome young man, Aaron. Most importantly, he has a high rating on his genetic profile. They fall in love and […]

04 Nov 2021

Maryland. A play by Lucy Kirkwood

We’re delighted to have been given the opportunity to perform this important work, a half hour script-in-hand play by Lucy Kirkwood, originally performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in October 2021. The play (which is being performed by other groups nationwide during the month of November only) aims to raise awareness concerning violence against women, and to raise money for the Rape Crisis Centre. We’re pleased to demonstrate our commitment to this movement; if angry, it is needed. We […]

18 Oct 2021

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall by Audrey Lindsay

December 9-12 & 16-19 (including matinee performances on weekends) Running time: TBC Suitable for age 5+ Desperate to hold onto her title of the “fairest in the land”, the Wicked Queen’s jealous insecurities have even driven the Palace servants away.  And now, despite the Mirror’s wise influence, the Queen feels her step-daughter is too beautiful to have around…. The story of Snow White is given a fresh slant in this adaptation, written especially for South London Theatre by member Audrey […]

20 Sep 2021

Swive (Elizabeth) by Ella Hickson

November 23-27 Running time: Approximately 2 hours including interval. Elizabeth I is the only unmarried woman to have ever ruled England. And she reigned for forty-four years. Mastermind. Seductress. Survivor. Swive (Elizabeth) shines a light on the ways and means by which women in power negotiate patriarchal pressure to get their way. It premiered in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2019. Director: Caroline Beckett Cast: Elizabeth Q – Annabel SheenElizabeth P – Charlotte Lee Windell Catherine Parr/Mary – Jenny McLaughlin […]

20 Sep 2021

Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay adapted by Tom Wright

November 9-13 Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes On a summer’s day in 1900, during a trip to a volcanic beauty spot, three schoolgirls and their teacher inexplicably vanish. A century later 5 girls try to solve the mystery, but euphoria and terror reverberate as the potential for history to repeat itself becomes nightmarishly real. Director: Barry Hooper Cast: Charlotte BrownRóisín Deady Shivani Kapur Elly Meacham Jacqueline Ozorio

20 Sep 2021

Wasted by Kae Tempest

October 26-30 Running time: 1 hour 10 minutes Three old friends in their mid-twenties. One remarkable day. For Ted, Danny and Charlotte, it’s time to seize control. Make a difference. Change things. This is it. Director: Bex Law Cast: Ted – Ben RatheDanny – Jacob Smith Charlotte – Maddie Dunn

20 Sep 2021

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

October 12-16 Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (including a 15 minute interval) Vivian Mercer famously described this as a play in which “nothing happens, twice”. It has become a modern classic. Two tramps, Estragon and Vladimir, wait in a barren landscape for Godot to come. Pozzo and Lucky, a master and servant, arrive and join them briefly. A boy brings hopeful messages. In the second act, this happens again. The interdependence of Gogo and Didi is lightened by quick […]