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04 Aug 2016

Bette and Joan

8pm, September 13-17 Once grande dames of Hollywood, by 1962, arch-rivals Bette Davis and Joan Crawford were in danger of becoming has-beens. Then an opportunity came along- to appear together in a new movie called What Ever Happened To Baby Jane. Anton Burge’s riveting two hander is a wickedly funny and shamelessly bitchy study of two of Hollywood’s greatest stars facing their insecurities, musing on their past and absolutely loathing each other. A sharp intelligent script full of barbed insults, […]

04 Aug 2016

Casting Announcement: Bluebird

Siobhán Campbell, director of Simon Stephen’s Bluebird announces her cast: “The auditions for Bluebird managed to drag 47 theatrical types through the doors of Stanley Halls this month. Both fantastic and terrifying. I’ve honestly never had such tough decisions casting and got through a lot of post-it notes in the process. I won’t say Bluebird is unlike anything I’ve ever directed before, as that would be a lie. I imagine the process will be somewhat different though. Working with a cast of […]

02 Aug 2016

Bouncers – In Conversation with David Carr, a Director’s View

Bouncers plays August 9 – 13 in the Upper Hall at Stanley Halls. Seasoned actor and first-time director David Carr talks about his debut production Bouncers is an infamous play, but for those that have not come across it, what’s the play about? Bouncers tells the tale of a night out in a northern nightclub as seen through the eyes of the four bouncers. The play describes the seemingly timeless shenanigans of punters who save their money all week and […]

21 Jul 2016

Vacancy: SLT Youth Training Director

We are recruiting! Could you help the South London Theatre continue to run one of the best value Youth Groups in London? We are looking for a new Training Director to continue to develop our Youth Group. The Youth Group has been an integral part of our work in the community. Each Saturday during term time, we run affordable drama classes for local children and young people. The Youth Group is currently operating from St Luke’s church in West Norwood. Due […]

14 Jul 2016

Around the World in Eighty Days : A View from the Cast

In a change to our usual feature, this time the trio who form the cast of our next production give their insight into what promises to be a rip-roaring show. All three members of the cast play several characters, but their principals are Phileas Fogg (Naomi Liddle), Passepartout (Audrey Lindsay) and Inspector Fix (Chris Vian Smith) Naomi – how has it been to work on an iconic literary character like Phileas Fogg? Well, to start with (spoiler alert), I’m not […]

09 Jul 2016

Submissions For Next Year’s Season

Submissions for next year’s season now include the period from July – December. Since SLT looks set to return the Old Fire Station in the winter of 2017, it makes sense to programme the whole year at this time rather than splitting the season into two. Whether you’re a first-time director or a seasoned pro and you would like to direct at any time next year, please get your submissions in as soon as possible. The deadline for submissions is midnight on July 31. […]

06 Jul 2016

Casting Announcement: Landscape with Weapon

Naomi Liddle, director of Joe Penhall’s Landscape with Weapon announces her cast: “I have wanted to direct this play ever since I first saw it performed nearly ten years ago, and I am delighted to finally have a cast in place, and an excellent cast at that! As is always the case with SLT auditions, there was some tough competition and a high standard of auditionees with some tricky decisions to make. I’m very excited to welcome a new member […]

05 Jul 2016

The SLT Monthly Social – July

Our next monthly social will be on Tuesday, July 12 from 7.30pm. Yet again, we are showing big love for our trusty local The Hope for the fifth of our monthly socials in West Norwood. This time we have exclusive access to the room in the Garden, so good weather or not, we’ll be dry! Catch up with the friends you’ve been missing, come and see who needs help on their current production and set the world to rights over a beer […]

03 Jul 2016

Casting Announcement: Who is Bette? Who is Joan?

  Jess Osorio has announced her cast for the two-hander Bette and Joan, a play which examines the rivalry between the Hollywood greats; Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, a feud which has become the stuff of legend. “The standard of auditionees was extremely high which made the decision of casting very difficult, but I am thrilled to announce the cast for Bette and Joan.” – Jess Osorio Bette Davis – Jenny McLaughlin Joan Crawford – Lily Ann Green The show runs from […]

20 Jun 2016

Jesus Christ Superstar

8pm, August 23-27  (2pm, Saturday Matinee) Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s timeless masterpiece is a global phenomenon which has been wowing audiences for over 40 years. The musical depicts the final days of Jesus Christ, an extraordinary and universally-known series of events but seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. Including the songs, I Don’t Know How To Love Him, Gethsemane and Superstar, it is an unforgettable musical and theatrical experience. The South London Theatre is staging an epic […]