30 Aug 2018

Aspidistra Resistance – The Director’s View

Director Joanna Ostrowska talks to us about her directorial debut Aspidistra Resistance, our production next week:   This is a piece of new writing – what attracted you to directing it? Fundamentally, I really enjoyed reading the script.  As I read it I could visualise it on stage straight away. I loved the characters and the fact that the play was set in the 1940s, ’70s and the 2000s.  I knew that I wanted to be a part of bringing […]

24 Aug 2018

Sister Wendy – Casting Announcement

Director Bryon Fear & musical director Gerard Johnson announce the cast of Marcus Reeves’s Postcards from God, The Sister Wendy Musical: “We are incredibly excited about our cast for Sister Wendy. We have put together a wonderful and enthusiastic company of new and current members who are all chomping at the bit to start rehearsals. Gerard will soon be looking for musicians for the band, so if there’s anyone out there interested in joining the company in that capacity, do let […]

16 Aug 2018

2019 Spring/Summer Season Announcement

Save the date! New Season Announcement 8pm on 14th September at the Old Fire Station Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone who submitted plays for consideration for our next season. As usual, we had far more plays than we could dream of putting on. It’s great fun and a great privilege to read them all, and learn about your ideas and what you’d be interested in doing. Sorry if we couldn’t find a place for you. But don’t be […]

16 Aug 2018

2018 SLT Reunion

SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, September 15 On Saturday September 15, the SLT Bar plays host to a reunion of the members who began the South London Theatre Centre which later became simply known as SLT. Come and meet the people who laid the foundations of a club that has survived 7 Conservative governments, back-row floods, 4 bar conversions, 3 tonnes of pigeon poop and a major HLF restoration! SLT thrives today because of those past members who founded a […]

15 Aug 2018


8pm October 16-20, 2018  Kyra is surprised to see the son of her former lover at her apartment in a London slum. He hopes she will reconcile with his distraught, now widowed, father. Is the gap between them unbridgeable, or can they resurrect their relationship? Running time: TBC   Director: Andy Webb Cast: Tom – Barry Heselden Kyra – Ruby Todd Edward – James Harris

15 Aug 2018


8pm October 2-6, 2018  Six young people are caught in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. As we witness each character’s emotional and psychological recovery, Stuart Slade’s remarkable play satirises the media agenda when reporting such atrocities and lays bare some of the more unscrupulous motives at work. Brutal, inspiring and heartbreaking yet darkly hilarious, BU21 offers a glimpse of what any of us might do when the unthinkable happens. Running time: 90 minutes with no interval Please […]

14 Aug 2018

Nell Gwynn

8pm September 18-22, 2018  London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers. Bawdy. Sexy. Fun. Running time: TBC   Director: Mark Ireson Cast: Nell Gwynn – Jade Fane Rose Gwynn – Emily McDonnell Ma Gwynn – Kay Anderson Nancy – Lois Savill Lady Castlemaine – Jenny McLaughlin Louise de Kérouaille – Carly Lindon-Forrester Queen Catherine […]

14 Aug 2018

Aspidistra Resistance

8pm September 4-8, 2018  The winning entry from our new writing competition, Polly Churchill’s Aspidistra Resistance is about women, their priorities, experiences and the attitudes that inform and shape their place in time. Three women. Three different decades. One compelling story. Running time: 140 minutes including interval NB: There are flashing lights in the performance and recommended for 16+ yrs   Director: Joanna Ostrowska Cast: Verity – Rebecca Law John and Mike – Laurens Whittingham Elaine – Kelly-Kim Cranstoun Tony – Tom […]

30 Jul 2018

Skylight – Casting Announcement

Andy Webb, director of David Hare’s Skylight announces his cast: “This is a cast to match the monumental scale of this David Hare play. It is hugely demanding on the actors. (For a start – Kyra has to cook a real bolognese on stage!) But I know with this group it will be exhilarating creating this production.” – Andy Webb   Tom – Barry Heselden Kyra – Ruby Todd Edward – James Harris Skylight runs from October 16-20, 2018 at the Old Fire […]

27 Jul 2018

Volunteers Needed for Fest Norwood

SLT are presenting a 10-day arts festival which begins next Friday, August 3 and we are looking for volunteers from our own membership and also members of the local community that can help us during events taking place The festival now has over 50 events and activities for the local community many of which are completely free. We have worked very hard to make the events as wide ranging, exciting and interesting as possible with activities for toddlers, kids, teenagers […]