26 Sep 2021

Free year of Full Membership won for survey completion

Almost one hundred people took part in our Member & Friend Survey 2021 and put themselves into the draw for a free year of Full Membership, so thank you if you were one of those who provided such useful feedback. We’ll be reporting back on the results soon, (a lot of love for good old SLT, we’re happy to say!) but in the meantime, we’re pleased to announce that Daniel Paul was the winner of the prize. Congratulations Daniel, enjoy […]

25 Sep 2021

Chaperoning and safeguarding training

Chaperones wanted for young performers We’re seeking local people who are interested in becoming Chaperones to support children, young people and vulnerable adults when they take part in productions. The role involves attending rehearsals and performances ensuring the safety of those in your care. Chaperones will be paid £12 per hour. To become a qualified chaperone, you will have to register with Lambeth council and undertake Chaperone and Safeguarding training. SLT will pay for a limited number of Chaperones to […]

22 Sep 2021

Switzerland – The Director’s Preview

Jessica Osorio introduces Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith.  You recently directed Bombshells by Joanna Murray-Smith in November 2020. What inspired you to take on another of her productions?  ​I had originally submitted another play but as the rights were no longer available, I needed to find another play that was suitable in the current climate. I really enjoyed the writing and characters in Bombshells and had already read Switzerland previously prior to submitting last season. Although I had never read any […]

22 Sep 2021

200 Club Draw – August 2021 Results

The Big Red Tombola is back with the results for August! Enjoy our latest video of the 200 Club Draw and Congrats to our winners.   There are 42 remaining shares left. Claim yours or get more now under ‘Optional Extras’ in your membership login or the LoveAdmin app to be in with the chance of winning cash prizes every month!   As this is the final draw of the year since the reboot, here are some interesting facts: 160 […]

20 Sep 2021

Swive (Elizabeth) by Ella Hickson

November 23-27 Running time: TBC 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 Katherine Grey/Washerwoman – Sarah Pearcey […]

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 20 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 […]

12 Sep 2021

Silence/Night – The Director’s Preview

Panit Chantranuluck introduces Silence/Night – A double bill of plays by Harold Pinter What inspired you to direct this double bill of plays? I love how Pinter wrote without strict adherence to grammar, or even context. As a non-native English speaker and native Thai speaker myself, I found it quite fascinating and similar to the way Thai speak. Silence and Night are two very different plays, but both explore the same themes: memory and love. For most people, love is, […]

12 Sep 2021

Casting Announcement: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett (UPDATE)

Jeanette Hoile announces her cast for Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett “Some excellent performances during auditions gave me difficult decisions to make, to find the right permutation of actors to do justice to this wonderful 20th century classic. I am confident that this combination of seasoned SLT performers and exciting new talent will provide an engaging and entertaining production for audiences. For those who don’t know the play, it will introduce them to the surreal and fascinating world of […]