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24 Jan 2020

Consent – the Director’s Preview

Director Andy Webb introduces Consent, a relatively recent play by Nina Raines with a rape case at the heart of the drama. It doesn’t sound as though this is the easiest of subject matter – what attracted you to directing this play? The scope of the play and its ambition to tackle big issues was certainly the attraction. Subject matter doesn’t come more difficult than rape, but the rape story line is one of a number of interweaving layers that […]

10 Jan 2020

Jumpers for Goalposts – the Director’s Preview

Director Will Howells introduces the story of Hull five-a-side footie team Barely Athletic, a comedy drama which opens on Tuesday 14 January, “kicking off” 2020 at SLT.  What was it about Jumpers that appealed to you as a director? The play came on my radar through a chance meeting at a Belle & Sebastian gig. My friend bumped into someone he knew called Tom and introduced me. Afterwards he told me it was Tom Wells, the author of Jumpers for […]

10 Jan 2020

SLT’s Health & Safety Policy

South London Theatre (SLT) and SLT Building Preservation Trust (BPT) are committed to working together to protect the health and safety of all users of the Old Fire Station and have approved a joint Health and Safety policy which can be found here on our Policies and Documents Page. The main purpose is to: • Provide safe working conditions and a healthy environment for our members, employees and visitors • Ensure that our equipment and systems of work are safe […]

10 Jan 2020

A Christmas Carol – foodbank collection update

Foodbank collections – an update from A Christmas Carol director Mark Ireson Although we’d rather they didn’t exist, foodbanks have become an essential lifeline for many people who find themselves in financial difficulties. As well as providing emergency food to those in crisis in our local area, the Foodbank provides support and advice to help people find long-term solutions to their problems. After every performance of our sold-out show, we held a collection for Norwood & Brixton Foodbank. The response […]

05 Jan 2020

Vampir

October 27 – 31, 2020 Running time: 75 minutes A creature invented in folklore, given credence by religion and celebrated in the arts, emerges from the twisted shadows of a world struck with a fear as primal and as ancient as the myth itself. Dark and physical, Vampir is an exploration of the enduring appeal of the vampire, of sexuality and the true meaning of monster.   Director: Bryon Fear Music: Gerard Johnson Cast: Anna Rubincam Bibi Sabina Spaans Chaz […]

05 Jan 2020

Do Not Disturb

March 17 – 21, 2020 Running time: TBC Ten years after the end of their affair in New York, two lovers meet in a hotel room far from their homes. Both are now married, both have children and both have been wondering about the road not taken. What starts as a casual catch-up turns quickly into perhaps the most significant moment of their lives.   Director: Martin Copland-Gray Cast: Lindy – Laarni Cornista-Hollebon Adam – Adrian Giribon

04 Jan 2020

Casting Announcement: Do Not Disturb

Martin Copland-Gray announces his cast for Do Not Disturb by Michael Weller, an intimate two-hander exploring an encounter between two former lovers, opening in March. “Do Not Disturb is a 2002 play from Brooklyn-based playwright Michael Weller, writer of Moonchildren and Loose Ends. The play is part of a marriage trilogy entitled Loving, Longing, Leaving and charts the lives of three intersecting couples. Do Not Disturb focuses on one of the couples, Lindy & Adam who had an affair whilst […]

01 Jan 2020

Autumn/Winter 2020 Submissions Now Open!

Submissions deadline: Midnight 31 January, 2020 Submission time is here!!!!! The NEW Submission period is now open until midnight 31 January for the 2020 Autumn/Winter season performance dates which take place between September 2020 and February 2021. Submissions are also welcome for 2021 Spring/Summer season if the production needs the additional time or planning. We welcome submissions with as wide a range as possible; we would like to see a mix of comedies, classics, dramas, musicals and contemporary plays … so […]

26 Dec 2019

Good

March 3 – 7, 2020 Running time: TBC What makes a good man? It’s a question John Halder asks himself – it is something he believes himself to be. But this is 1930s Germany and the choices a person makes may be the difference between good and profound evil. A brilliant fable on morality in a turbulent time.   Director: Lisa Thomas Cast: John Halder – Nick Howard Maurice – Alex Watts Freddie – Mitchell Labiak Anne – Kathryn Cussons […]

20 Dec 2019

Casting Announcement: Good

Lisa Thomas announces her cast for the much-lauded 20th century play Good by CP Taylor, set in 1930s Germany, opening in early March. “Cecil (C P) Taylor, a Glaswegian and Jewish socialist and playwright, wrote Good in 1980, 35 years after the end of World War II. It was his own attempt to try to explain how apparently reasonable, rational Germans became caught up in Nazism and contributed knowingly to its attendant horrors. He described his play as a ‘comedy with […]