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26 Nov 2020

Tier 2 Update – The Show Must Go On

In light of the local restriction tier system that will be in place in London from Wednesday 2 December, we are delighted that we can proceed with our Christmas show, Grimm Tales. Grimm Tales runs from 10-13 and 16-19 December, including 2.30pm matinees on 12, 13 and 19th December.  Tickets are on sale now via Ticketsource – book early to avoid disappointment. Don’t forget we’ve rescheduled Being Friends/Lost and A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) for February 2021 […]

26 Nov 2020

Grimm Tales

10 – 13 and 16-19 December 2020(2.30 pm Matinee on 12, 13 and 19th) Running time: 2 hours including an interval The Theatre has been closed during lockdown. But where do the stories go when there is no one to tell them? Come join us as we explore the magic and wonder of the original Grimm Tales, retold by master-storyteller Phillip Pullman. Full of dark twists and turns, these tales come to life in all their glittering, macabre brilliance – […]

18 Nov 2020

Virtual SLT Play Reading Group

SLT Virtual Play Reading Group The next play will be: One Glass Wall by Danusia Iwaszko – Saturday December 5 at 3pm 1968. Dad at the wheel, Mum handing out tomatoes and Morag with the whole back seat to herself. So why did Dad suddenly pull off the road and disappear? And if growing up in the 70’s isn’t weird enough, Morag and her Mum have to spend the next ten years living in a parked car. A surreal portrait […]

17 Nov 2020

Auditions for Sheltered – a rehearsed reading

 Sheltered by Greg A. Smith, to take place on Sunday 20 December at 7pm via Zoom. As part of Fest(ive) Norwood, SLT will be performing a rehearsed reading of Shelteredvia Zoom. We will also be partnering with the national charity Crisis , to raise money for the homeless this Christmas. Play Summary London. Christmas Day. Middle class couple Harry and Tamsin invite young homeless man, Rory, into their home to share Christmas with them and their daughter, Jenna. Presents are […]

06 Nov 2020

Casting Announcement: Grimm Tales

Jo Boniface announces her cast for our Christmas Show – Grimm Tales “I was completely overwhelmed by the response to my video auditions. It was a really hard decision and I wish I could have a bigger cast so I could harness more of the wonderful talent SLT has. I’m super pleased to present Team Grimm. We are looking forward to entertaining you in the best way we know how – storytelling, and who better than The Brothers Grimm and […]

05 Nov 2020

Re-opening Spring 2021 Submissions

New submissions deadline: 31 January 2021 We’ve received a number of submissions for spring 2021 which we’re now in the process of considering. Thanks to all of you who’ve submitted so far. The news that we can revert to putting on limited productions and resume our short season is obviously very welcome, but of course we can’t be certain of what next year will bring in the way of restrictions which will determine the way we rehearse and stage our […]

05 Nov 2020

Rescheduling our November shows

In the light of this month’s lockdown, you won’t be surprised to know that we’ve had to postpone the two shows which were due to take place – Being Friends/Lost and A Super Happy Story (About Being Super Sad). These will now take place from late January into February. We still intend that Grimm Tales will go ahead in December as advertised. Should government restrictions not be lifted as hoped, we have contingency dates for mid January, with the two rescheduled November shows […]

23 Oct 2020

Bombshells – the Director’s Preview

Jess Osorio introduces Bombshells, the second in our season of one act plays What drew you to directing this play? I was looking for a play that worked for the times we are living in, but principally one with strong and interesting female characters who felt real and who the cast and audience could engage and empathise with. I read several plays and, despite not knowing Bombshells previously, I was instantly attracted to it. The characters show their vulnerabilities and […]

23 Oct 2020

Volunteer shout-out

Love your local theatre? Come and help us make it thrive! We’re very lucky to have a brilliant band of dedicated volunteers who help to keep our box office, front of house and bar running smoothly, not to mention all the backstage work involved in a show – but we really do need to increase our volunteer pool, so if you have some time to spare, and as long as your’re a full member, we’d love for you to get […]

20 Oct 2020

Current season and activities to continue

Hello everyone I’m delighted to let you know that after careful review of the current government guidelines, the General Council has agreed that we can continue with rehearsals, performances and film nights under the new Tier 2 restrictions in London boroughs. We’ve succeeded in making the Old Fire Station Covid-secure and we’ve put in place new ways of working to make sure that all activities are socially-distanced and do not involve people mixing. This is going to be challenging, but […]