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14 Feb 2020

Holes – the Director’s Preview

Director Naomi Liddle introduces Holes, Tom Basden’s black comedy set on a desert island and exploring the fates of four survivors of a plane crash. We hear you’re a bit of a Tom Basden fan – what is it about his writing that appeals to you? Well, it’s probably also accurate to say that SLT in general is a Tom Basden fan – many people don’t even realise he’s written plays and yet this is the fourth one we’re presenting! […]

12 Feb 2020

Casting Announcement: Love and Information

Dave Hollander announces his cast Love and Information by acclaimed playwright Caryl Churchill: “Elena, Ellie, Liz and I were delighted to welcome such a diverse and talented group of people to the audition workshops for Love and Information. You made our choices very difficult. We looking forward to working with this ensemble of 16 actors, weaving together more than 50 short scenes in Caryl Churchill’s kaleidoscopic play about human connections in today’s digital world. With everyone playing multiple roles, this […]

10 Feb 2020

Casting Announcement: Lost Monsters

Siobhán Campbell announces her cast for the thriller/drama Lost Monsters by Laurence Wilson: “I am very excited to start working on this show, one I had been thinking about submitting for several years. We had a staggering turnout (60+ for 4 roles) at auditions and genuinely everyone was very strong. In the end it was all about the chemistry between the actors, and after seeing what they did in auditions I cannot wait to see what happens in rehearsals. Watch […]

04 Feb 2020

Casting Announcement: Musical Theatre Revue

The first Musical Theatre Revue will take place onSaturday February 29, 7.30pmin the members bar Melanie Boyce the curator of a new regular Musical Theatre Revue to be held once a month in the Member’s Bar announces her company: “As the first of the monthly Musical Theatre Revue’s I wanted to put together a repertoire of old and new show tunes, some very well known and others less so being sung by a solid group of vocalists. We have such […]

03 Feb 2020

SLT Sewing Bee

Come along to the SLT Sewing Bee A chance to socialise with members, help maintain our costume collection and get creative Our costume collection is a fantastic asset and we need to look after it. Every week we hire out our costumes and with 20+ shows a year, some of the collection is showing signs of wear and tear. We have set up the following dates for the inaugural Sewing Bee sessions and thereafter we will move to a monthly […]

03 Feb 2020

Social: Play Reading

KINDNESS by Eddie Coleman PLAY READING – 9 FEBRUARY 2.30 – 5.30. SLT Bar. An opportunity to hear a brand new play/work in progress from a member of SLT being read by SLT actors. The play, KINDNESS, is a comic drama about Kathy, a good neighbour, who is extremely keen to help out Joe, who has had a nasty fall, whether he wants this help or not. Please note this is a script in hand reading and not a performance. […]

24 Jan 2020

Consent – the Director’s Preview

Director Andy Webb introduces Consent, a relatively recent play by Nina Raine 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 […]