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20 Sep 2017

What ho! It’s Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

A view of the upcoming theatrical shenanigans by Bertie Wooster When Jeeves shimmied in this morning, bearing the customary a.m. reviver, he murmured something about penning a few words on the subject of my forthcoming theatrical adventure. I knocked back the concoction (a family recipe he will not be induced to share with me, though I am confident tomato juice must feature somewhere on the list of ingredients), felt the mental upheaval that is a natural consequence of a convivial […]

18 Sep 2017

Only Five Weeks Left

SLT has only 5 weeks left to raise the money needed to complete a FULL restoration of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood. The restoration project is at a critical point. The generous donation from the HLF and other donors has enabled SLT to save our historic building allowing us to provide once again a cultural arts centre and a vital community hub in the heart of West Norwood. If we do not reach our target in 5 weeks […]

18 Sep 2017

The Great Christmas Vaudeville Extravaganza

We are thrilled to finally announce that our Christmas production will be a Vaudeville variety show encompassing music, comedy, sketches, song and dance, magic – showcasing the many talents of our membership and youth group. There will be plenty of opportunity for audiences to be involved as we invite them to dress up and take part in the singalongs and yuletide festivities. Performances will be based around a broad timescale that will allow us to include songs and sketches that […]

14 Sep 2017

Casting Announcement – Edith in the Dark

Director, Catherine Raku-Evans announces her cast for Edith in the Dark by Philip Meeks: “Big thanks to all of the people who came to audition. It was wonderful to hear parts of the play read by such a wide variety of talented people. As a result, the decision making took some careful thought. We are very excited to start working with our cast. “ – Catherine Raku-Evans   Edith – Penny Thomas Gausto – Tom Watts Biddy – Eileen Coan Edith in the Dark runs from November […]

12 Sep 2017

Vote For SLT To Win The M&S Energy Award

SLT was shortlisted as one of 7 selected charities eligible for the M&S Energy Award announced last week and the voting is now open. There’s £300,000 available to support renewable energy projects and technologies across the UK and you can have your say in who receives up to £12,000 by simply casting a vote, and spreading the word about your favourite. SLT are currently in 3rd place in the London region. You can help us get to the number one […]

07 Sep 2017

Announcing New Writing Competition Short List

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the SLT New Writing Competition. The reading panel were impressed with both the number of entries and the quality of the scripts, which did not make deliberation easy. The play scripts were read by all on the panel and, throughout the process, the scripts were anonymised so that the panel did not know the writers of each piece. When reading the plays, the plot, characters, dialogue and the overall impression were considered. […]

06 Sep 2017

Blue Stockings – Reviews

Want a reason to see this week’s production of Blue Stockings? Here are several ….. Thursday and Friday night’s performances had already sold out by opening night and there is limited availability for Wednesday and Saturday performances. Please book in advance when you can to avoid disappointment. Check out our upcoming shows here which are now booking.

01 Sep 2017

Restoration Update – August 2017

This week we are thrilled to reveal further changes at our theatre, the Old Fire Station in west Norwood. We present today a virtual hard hat tour of all the floors of the building. As you can see, great progress has been made by Ash Contracting Ltd, though there is still a lot to do. The First and Second floors are the floors that are currently NOT funded for completion and we will only be able to open up the […]

31 Aug 2017

Behind the Scenes of Blue Stockings

Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale runs September 5-9 in the Upper Hall at Stanley Halls. We spoke with director Lily Ann Green and some of her cast about the play, its themes and staging a story that gives insight to the historic changes that were taking place in a college in Cambridge in 1896. What are the themes explored in the play? The play is set in 1896 and follows a group of young women and their teachers, all based […]

18 Aug 2017

Little Voice – Reviews

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice our last production completely sold out before opening night. Here’s a glimpse of the show if you missed it and what our audiences thought of the production. Now that audiences can book online, we are seeing more and more shows sell out and less availability for tickets on the door, so please try and book in advance when you can to avoid disappointment. Check out our upcoming shows here which are now booking.