18 Sep 2019

2020 Spring / Summer Season Announcement

Last night SLT’s Theatre Committee (TC) announced the 2020 Spring/Summer Season. The bar was packed with old and new members who were keen to see what plays have been selected for the period between mid-March and the beginning of August next year. Theatre Committee announced the directors one at a time and each had the opportunity to speak about the plays that they are going to direct and their vision for staging them. After the presentation, most people stayed in […]

13 Sep 2019

Casting Announcement: A Christmas Carol

Mark Ireson announces his cast for Dickens’s classic seasonal story A Christmas Carol , adapted by Neil Bartlett, which will be staged in December. “The script of Dickens’s ghost story of Christmas includes at least 62 parts between the ensemble cast, including some of the best known characters in literature. Assistant director Rob Wallis and I were delighted to have so many versatile performers come to the auditions. After much ghostly screaming, carol singing and eating gruel at the auditions, […]

06 Sep 2019

Seeking Summer Submission

Seeking Summer Submission Theatre Committee are currently in the final stages of confirming the Spring/Summer 2020 season (Announcement Tuesday 17th September 8:30pm SLT Bar) but have decided to hold back the final slot of the season as we would love to find a family show with which to end the season and go into the school holidays with. Having a family friendly show at the end of July has been an incredible success for the past two years engaging with […]

06 Sep 2019

Spring/Summer 2020 Season Announcement

Season Announcement – 8.30pm, September 17th Date for the diary!! We’ll be announcing our next season from 8.30pm on Tuesday 17th September in the members’ bar at the Old Fire Station. Once again we are combining it with New Members Night, so please join us to find out what we have planned, and show our potential new members what a welcoming and exciting community SLT is. Come along and be one of the first to see and hear what we […]

06 Sep 2019

Festival of the Great North Wood – Programme

This Saturday SLT will be down at the Festival of the Great North Wood in Spa Fields. The programme of events is as follows or you can download a PDF of the Programme at the bottom of this article: Activities & Workshops 11am-4pm: South London Theatre. Medieval dressing up & Selfie Point. Other stalls. Archery and axe throwing. Bug hunting with Richard ‘Bugman’ Jones. Children’s storytelling with fairy treasure trail every hour on the hour. Children’s arts and crafts. A […]

04 Sep 2019

Sticks & Stones – the Director’s Preview

Director Guy Jones gives his perspective on this new play, opening on 10 September. You can watch a preview video here. Why Sticks & Stones? Well, to be honest, it was recommended in the National Theatre bookshop. I laughed too much as I read it in the shop, so took it home, (having paid!) and despite never having seen any productions of the show, it leapt off the page as a sparklingly clever and very funny exploration of the state […]

04 Sep 2019

Murder Mystery – Meet the Suspects Pt 2

A Very Victorian Murder Mystery – Saturday 7 September, 8pm On Saturday Lady Amelia Buchanan Duke hosts a lavish charity Fundraiser for her beloved Victorian Fire Station. She has invited several guests as well as the staff in attendance yet little does she know a horrible murder is being planned by someone in her company. Murder most foul looks set to take place and you are invited to come and help solve the gruesome deed. Who will be murdered? Why? […]

04 Sep 2019

SLT at the Festival of the Great North Wood

This Saturday SLT will be down at the Festival of the Great North Wood in Spa Fields. There is a whole day of fun for all the family with London Wildlife Trust events including: Guided Walks, Bug Hunting, Archery, Storytelling, Music, Camera Obscura, Traditional Woodturning, Stalls and Refreshments. At the SLT stand we will have a woodland themed dressing-up station for kids and big kids alike with a variety of medieval garb (Robin Hood to elves) from our extensive wardrobe. […]

04 Sep 2019

Chairman’s Update

Hello everyone. I hope you all got a chance to enjoy some sunshine over the summer. And as we head into our new Autumn season, I wanted to give you an update on what’s been happening at SLT. I’m planning to make these regular updates, so if there’s anything you want to ask or know more about just let me know. Summer was a very busy time at SLT. Our fantastic festival – FestNorwood – was really well-received, and had […]

03 Sep 2019

Membership Figures Update

Back in March we posted some healthy Membership figures and promised to keep you up to date going forward. Well, it might have taken a little longer than anticipated, but here is the latest snapshot picture. Things are levelling off a little, as you might expect, from the peak of Spring Summer 2019, when we really began to settle back into the Old Fire Station and lots of new people were attracted in. But bear in mind the differences now […]