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26 Jul 2017

Step Into Our Gallery

Today we are thrilled to announce that we have launched a new gallery page which imports our existing SLT Photo Archives into this website. The original archive site has been dusted down and given a makeover by Phil Gammon and Bryon Fear who, with the help of Káit Feeney, have been updating the galleries. The archive currently goes back to shows from 2003 but we hope to keep updating the archive with older material. It will be obvious to seasoned […]

24 Jul 2017

Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain

8pm October 10-14, 2017 It’s 1989. Bette Davis is fragile, on her death bed, and realising with ever-growing horror that she is about to spend eternity with her greatest rival, Joan Crawford. This show was written and created by James Greaves, Sarah Thom & Sarah Toogood in association with Foursight Theatre Company.   Director: Cal Beckett Cast: Bette Davis – Gill Manly Joan Crawford – Helen Chadney Hedda Hopper – Audrey Lindsay Louella Parsons – Kim Goldsmith Running time: 75 Minutes with […]

24 Jul 2017

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

8pm September 26 – 30, 2017 Bertie Wooster decides to stage a one-man show revolving around his recent experiences at Totleigh Towers, only to discover on the evening that, in typical Wooster fashion, nothing has gone to plan and the show is not quite ready.   Director: Naomi Liddle Cast: Jeeves – Guy Jones Bertie Wooster – Alex Watts Seppings – Matthew Lyne Running time: TBC

24 Jul 2017

Blue Stockings

8pm September 5 – 9, 2017 Cambridge 1896. Trinity College is shocked to find the women of Girton Ladies College attending classes and holding their own intellectually. Their College Mistress is trying to change the rules but fighting for change is never easy … and when you wear heels and petticoats it’s even harder. Director: Lily Ann Green Cast: Miss Welsh – Emma Kerby-Evans Miss Blake – Ava Grace Miss Bott – Jackie Burch Tess – Rosie Howard Carolyn – Tiffany Manning […]

21 Jul 2017

Announcing SLT’s New Logo

The South London Theatre are thrilled to reveal their new logo. Our little man in the spotlight has been retired for something that fits the contemporary outlook of the club and its new life in the restored Old Fire Station which we will return to in 2018. Some of you will recognise the new logo which was selected by the General Council which we had already been using on our social media sites. It’s fresh and contemporary and GC felt […]

19 Jul 2017

Casting Announcement – God of Carnage

Director, Simon Gleisner announces his cast for God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza: “I’m delighted to announce my cast for God of Carnage. This is a great play and with such a strong cast, I know it’s going to be a fantastic show. Thanks to everyone who came along to audition – it was great fun and I could have cast it many times over. And watch out everyone – Carnage is coming at the end of October….” – Simon Gleisner   […]

18 Jul 2017

The Director’s View:

The Rise & Fall of Little Voice

Director Charlotte Benstead talks about her latest production, showing next week in the Upper Hall at Stanley Halls. So Charlotte, whatever possessed you to want to direct a show about a girl with a dead dad and an overbearing mother?! Ha! I guess it’s good to work with what you know. Jim Cartwright’s writing is so good – funny and moving and honest. The play is essentially about being stuck in grief. It is about relationships, friendships, regret and ambition […]

12 Jul 2017

Casting Announcement – Jeeves & Wooster

Director, Naomi Liddle announces her cast for Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense: “I had a wealth of talent to choose from at the auditions and much fun and larks were had as we got this sparkling script up on its feet. It feels like quite a responsibility to bring a new Jeeves and Wooster into the firmament and I’m sure Guy and Alex will do them proud, under the watchful eye of Matthew’s Seppings. Thank you to everyone who auditioned […]

06 Jul 2017

Call For Directors – 2018 Season

Calling all directors! Submissions are now open for SLT’s 2018 Season. You do not need to be an SLT member to submit a play for the 2018 Season, nor do you need to have directed before if it is something you are keen to do – our Theatre Committee are here to assist first-time and experienced directors through the process. Plays must be submitted before the end of this month, so please take a look at our Submissions Page to […]

06 Jul 2017

12 Hours To Help Equip
New Theatre In West Norwood

Our Crowdfunding campaign to help equip the new theatre which will open early next year at the Old Fire Station ends in 12 hours. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of West Norwood’s cultural heritage for years to come by making pledges that will help buy seats, cables, lights and the equipment needed to run the new theatre space. In return there are varying rewards for those that donate. But no matter how small or large the […]