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16 Oct 2021

Casting Announcement: Mirror, Mirror on the wall

Jo Boniface announces her cast for our Christmas show Mirror, Mirror on the wall by Audrey Lindsay “I am very excited to be directing Audrey Lindsay’s ‘Mirror Mirror on the wall’ that has been specifically written for SLT. It’s fun, feisty, and full of magic! I have a wonderful cast with a mix of old and new members and we are already having the most fun in rehearsals. So bring the family, kids, and even the grandparents because it’s an […]

09 Oct 2021

Youth Theatre outing to West Norwood Cemetery

The theme for the Saturday drama classes this term is ‘spooky stories‘ and Gothic plays. To coincide with this, the Youth groups (13 to 18 year olds) were treated to a guided tour of West Norwood cemetery, run by The Friends of the Cemetery. It was a beautiful sunny afternoon as the youth theatre members were shown around the cemetery and learned about the history and famous people buried there, all while gaining inspiration for exploring the Gothic genre.

09 Oct 2021

Q&A with Actor Mark Ebulué

SLT Youth Theatre were delighted to host a Q&A session with actor Mark Ebulué. Mark told our Youth Theatre members about his career, what he enjoyed best, how he prepared for roles and how caring for your voice is important for actors. He chatted about his voiceover work including extensive work on video games, which resonated with the young audience. Mark also gave them useful tips about managing money and setting a budget which is so important for actors. The Youth […]

05 Oct 2021

Waiting for Godot – The Director’s Preview

Jeanette Hoile introduces Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett  Waiting for Godot was last performed at SLT in 1974 and 1992, the latter of which you were involved in as a production assistant. What inspired you to direct this production today?  ​Although involved in many aspects of the 1992 production, I took no part in directorial decisions or directing at the time, and only became interested in this much later. Recently, I decided to revisit the play as I enjoy […]

03 Oct 2021

Casting Announcement: Lost Monsters

Siobhán Campbell announces her cast for Lost Monsters by Laurence-Wilson “With rehearsals grinding to a halt in March 2020, we put our props away and scripts ended up under a pile of lockdown activities. I was thrilled when TC approached me to ask if we wanted to continue with the production and jumped at the chance. Nearly 18 months on it was necessary to recast several of the roles, definitely the hardest audition process I’ve ever had. It was lovely […]

26 Sep 2021

Free year of Full Membership won for survey completion

Almost one hundred people took part in our Member & Friend Survey 2021 and put themselves into the draw for a free year of Full Membership, so thank you if you were one of those who provided such useful feedback. We’ll be reporting back on the results soon, (a lot of love for good old SLT, we’re happy to say!) but in the meantime, we’re pleased to announce that Daniel Paul was the winner of the prize. Congratulations Daniel, enjoy […]

25 Sep 2021

Chaperoning and safeguarding training

Chaperones wanted for young performers We’re seeking local people who are interested in becoming Chaperones to support children, young people and vulnerable adults when they take part in productions. The role involves attending rehearsals and performances ensuring the safety of those in your care. Chaperones will be paid £12 per hour. To become a qualified chaperone, you will have to register with Lambeth council and undertake Chaperone and Safeguarding training. SLT will pay for a limited number of Chaperones to […]

22 Sep 2021

Switzerland – The Director’s Preview

Jessica Osorio introduces Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith.  You recently directed Bombshells by Joanna Murray-Smith in November 2020. What inspired you to take on another of her productions?  ​I had originally submitted another play but as the rights were no longer available, I needed to find another play that was suitable in the current climate. I really enjoyed the writing and characters in Bombshells and had already read Switzerland previously prior to submitting last season. Although I had never read any […]

22 Sep 2021

200 Club Draw – August 2021 Results

The Big Red Tombola is back with the results for August! Enjoy our latest video of the 200 Club Draw and Congrats to our winners.   There are 42 remaining shares left. Claim yours or get more now under ‘Optional Extras’ in your membership login or the LoveAdmin app to be in with the chance of winning cash prizes every month!   As this is the final draw of the year since the reboot, here are some interesting facts: 160 […]

20 Sep 2021

Swive (Elizabeth) by Ella Hickson

November 23-27 Running time: Approximately 2 hours including interval. Elizabeth I is the only unmarried woman to have ever ruled England. And she reigned for forty-four years. Mastermind. Seductress. Survivor. Swive (Elizabeth) shines a light on the ways and means by which women in power negotiate patriarchal pressure to get their way. It premiered in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2019. Director: Caroline Beckett Cast: Elizabeth Q – Annabel SheenElizabeth P – Charlotte Lee Windell Catherine Parr/Mary – Jenny McLaughlin […]