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25 Jan 2017

SLT March Social: Quiz Night

Dust off your thinking trousers as Guy Jones masterminds the first SLT Quiz of 2017 in aid of the twin causes of the building restoration fund and social larks. £2 entry per person, teams of 6. Be there or be….somewhere less clever. Follow this link for more information about the event.

16 Jan 2017

Man From Earth

8pm February 28 – March 4, 2017 When university professor John Oldman unexpectedly resigns, his startled colleagues impulsively go to his home to press him for an explanation, but what he tells them is too unbelievable to be true … or is it?   Director: Bob Callender Cast: John Oldman – Chaz Doyle Harry – Jerome Kennedy Dan – Tom Melly Art Jenkins – Daniel Kelly Will Gruber – Peter Bond Linda Murphy – Naomi Wynter Sandy – Victoria Maytom Edith – […]

16 Jan 2017

Casting Announcement: Man From Earth

Bob Callender is thrilled to announce his cast for SLT’s production in late February, Jerome Bixby’s Man From Earth adapted by Richard Schenkman: John Oldman – Chaz Doyle Harry – Jerome Kennedy Dan – Tom Melly Art Jenkins – Daniel Kelly Will Gruber – Peter Bond Linda Murphy – Naomi Wynter Sandy – Victoria Maytom Edith – Kay Anderson The show runs from February 28 until March 4, 2017. Rehearsals began at the beginning of January.

14 Jan 2017

Little Light

8pm February 7-11, 2017 Reminiscing. Once a year to tell stories. To share little bits of our little lives. A house by the sea. Teddy wants more light. He’s knocked that staircase down. Alison is soaked through. She’s livid. Clarissa’s ready to burst. It’s the day of the annual dinner. They can’t keep meeting like this. An explosive family drama that is dark, strange and often funny. It asks why is routine and ritual so important and can we ever let […]

22 Dec 2016

Restoration Project On ‘London Live’ News

The South London Theatre’s restoration of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood made the news this week when a crew from London Live came down to interview architect Paul Sharrock from Thomas Ford & Partners, Stuart Holbey from Heritage Lottery and our very own Tom Mathias & Jenny Mclaughlin who all talked about the project, which is being carried out by Ash Contracting Ltd, and what it means for SLT and the local West Norwood community.

20 Dec 2016

West Norwood’s Theatre On London Live

Last week London Live came down to the theatre at the Old Fire Station on a cold Friday morning to film a news article on the restoration of the building. The London television channel interviewed Paul Sharrock from Thomas Ford & Partners the architects who were entrusted to develop, restore and design the new space within the existing building. The camera crew also spoke with Jenny Mclaughlin and Tom Mathias, members of the South London Theatre, to find out more about the group and its continued […]

15 Dec 2016

Thank You – From The Cast Of Jack

It’s an SLT tradition of doing a cast collection during each run to buy a small gift for all the people who have helped stage a show such as the Director, Assistant Director, Backstage Crew, Set Builders & Painters, Wardrobe team etc. The cast of our last production Jack decided to do something different on this occasion: The cast of Jack would like to thank everyone who contributed to staging and keeping this year’s Christmas show running. In your honour, […]

12 Dec 2016

Casting Announcement: Little Light

Jason Salmon announces his cast for Little Light by Alice Birch, which includes three new members to SLT: Firstly a big thank you to everybody that came along to the auditions. There was such an array of talent on display which was wonderful to see and made the decision process extremely difficult. Now it’s completed I’m delighted to have cast 4 wonderful actors – a great mix of established and new members – who I’ve no doubt will do an […]

08 Dec 2016

Restoration Project Update – December 2016

The restoration of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood is progressing with continued momentum with many noticeable changes to the building’s structure taking place in the past month, with many more structural changes set to take place in the coming weeks. As you can see in the video, a lot of recognisable features of the building’s interior are now gone, as the spaces on the ground and lower floors have now been stripped right back. Keep up to date with the progress […]

07 Dec 2016

Get Into The Christmas Spirit With ‘Jack’

Hurry on down to Stanley Halls to catch one of the last 5 performances of Jack. Inside Croydon have this to say about our modern-day sequel to Jack and the Beanstalk: “An interesting twist to the tale … which makes a change from the tired old storyline.” “Had me dancing in the aisles!” “Worth taking the kids to, and a fraction of the price of West End tickets. Now that we’ve lost the Fairfield Halls until hell freezes over, give your […]