15 Aug 2018


8pm October 16-20, 2018  Kyra is surprised to see the son of her former lover at her apartment in a London slum. He hopes she will reconcile with his distraught, now widowed, father. Is the gap between them unbridgeable, or can they resurrect their relationship? Running time: TBC   Director: Andy Webb Cast: Tom – Barry Heselden Kyra – Ruby Todd Edward – James Harris

15 Aug 2018


8pm October 2-6, 2018  Six young people are caught in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heartbreaking and hilarious, BU21 is verbatim theatre from the very near future. Running time: TBC   Director: Dave Hollander Cast: Thalissa – Siobhán Campbell Ana – Dorina Stinga Floss – Sam Moore Verity Graham – Ben Rathe Clive – Joziah King Alex – George Mills

14 Aug 2018

Nell Gwynn

8pm September 18-22, 2018  London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers. Bawdy. Sexy. Fun. Running time: TBC   Director: Mark Ireson Cast: Nell Gwynn – Jade Fane Rose Gwynn – Emily McDonnell Ma Gwynn – Kay Anderson Nancy – Lois Savill Lady Castlemaine – Jenny McLaughlin Louise de Kérouaille – Carly Lindon-Forrester Queen Catherine […]

14 Aug 2018

Aspidistra Resistance

8pm September 4-8, 2018  The winning entry from our new writing competition, Polly Churchill’s Aspidistra Resistance is about women, their priorities, experiences and the attitudes that inform and shape their place in time. Three women. Three different decades. One compelling story. Running time: TBC   Director: Joanna Ostrowska Cast: Verity – Rebecca Law John and Mike – Laurens Whittingham Elaine – Kelly-Kim Cranstoun Tony – Tom Watts Clive and Doctor – Ben Rathe Kitty – Róisín Deady Grace – Megan Jordan Young […]

30 Jul 2018

Skylight – Casting Announcement

Andy Webb, director of David Hare’s Skylight announces his cast: “This is a cast to match the monumental scale of this David Hare play. It is hugely demanding on the actors. (For a start – Kyra has to cook a real bolognese on stage!) But I know with this group it will be exhilarating creating this production.” – Andy Webb   Tom – Barry Heselden Kyra – Ruby Todd Edward – James Harris Skylight runs from October 16-20, 2018 at the Old Fire […]

27 Jul 2018

Volunteers Needed for Fest Norwood

SLT are presenting a 10-day arts festival which begins next Friday, August 3 and we are looking for volunteers from our own membership and also members of the local community that can help us during events taking place The festival now has over 50 events and activities for the local community many of which are completely free. We have worked very hard to make the events as wide ranging, exciting and interesting as possible with activities for toddlers, kids, teenagers […]

27 Jul 2018

SLT at the Lambeth Country Show

This year SLT had a new stand at the Lambeth Country Show. A stand that celebrates the newly restored Victorian Fire Station was conceived and built by Chaz Doyle with the help of Anna Rubincam, Carole Ironside, Mat Hill and Bryon Fear. We found ourselves in the ‘Village Green’ this year, set way back behind the tennis courts in the north-west corner of Brockwell Park where footfall was not as brisk as we have experienced in previous years. However, all […]

27 Jul 2018

BU21 – Casting Announcement

Dave Hollander, director of Stuart Slade’s BU21 announces his cast: “We can’t wait to start working on this gripping play, which explores the lives of six young survivors of a terrorist attack on London. Despite the apparently grim subject matter, it’s a darkly hilarious and unexpectedly uplifting piece that is on its way to becoming a modern classic.” – Dave Hollander   Please note that all cast members will be using their own names in performance. Thalissa – Siobhán Campbell Ana – […]

26 Jul 2018

Ticket Price Increases From September, 2018

We haven’t put up our ticket prices in over a decade, apart from when we had to add VAT, but it won’t be a surprise to our members and audiences to know that the costs of putting on shows and running our building have risen, so we need to find ways of generating more income from ticket sales among other things. Those members who attended our AGM will be keenly aware of this. Ticket prices for SLT members, concessionary members and […]

16 Jul 2018

Nell Gwynn – Casting Announcement

Mark Ireson, director of Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn announces his cast: “I’m excited to announce such a strong cast of both newcomers and more familiar SLT faces for this tremendous show. It is always a pleasure to have so many talented folk come to audition, and we were overwhelmed by the number of people, particularly women, who came along. It made the choice very difficult. Thank you all.” – Mark Ireson There is one part still to be cast – […]