logo

News

13 Oct 2020

Being Friends / Lost

Rescheduled Dates; From June 15 Running time: One hour Two plays depicting a chance meeting of strangers, overshadowed by war. In a Kentish field in 1944 a young man and a conscientious objector make a fierce bond, while in 1982 one mother’s life is affected greatly by the Falklands War. Director: Lisa Thomas Cast Being Friends Oliver – Jacob Smith Eric – Will Howells Lost May – Caroline Beckett Geoffrey – Robert Wallis

12 Oct 2020

Your next visit to SLT

If you’ve been to one of our film nights recently, or you’ve visited any of the West End theatres, you’ll know that things are being done a little differently these days to keep everyone safe. We thought you might like to have few details about the steps we’re taking at the Old Fire Station to make sure we’re complying with the law, but more importantly to protect our visitors and volunteers. The building Cleaning, cleaning and more cleaning. Apart from […]

12 Oct 2020

Black History Month – Film Night

SLT is delighted to announce a selection of short films for Black History Month celebrating black excellence. The event is being curated by local resident and SLT member, Rob Tavernier, who has had a long career in TV as a Producer.  Join us for his selection of shorts which celebrate Black excellence in the field of film making. The films will cover a variety of styles from drama, horror, comedy to animation and showcase some of the best Black talent […]

12 Oct 2020

Casting Announcement: Being Friends and Lost

Lisa Thomas announces her cast for Being Friends and Lost. “Thank you to all the excellent people who auditioned for the Robert Holman double Bill, Being Friends and Lost. I’m very pleased to announce the following casting. The eagle-eyed may recognise one or two of the cast from Jumpers for Goalposts earlier this year” – Lisa Thomas   Being Friends Oliver – Jacob Smith Eric – Will Howells Lost May – Caroline Beckett Geoffrey – Rob Wallis Being Friends and […]

09 Oct 2020

The Bet – the Director’s Preview

Barry Heselden introduces The Bet, the first of our season of one act plays What was it that attracted you to this play? At first glance this may seem like a simple story. Four friends, given the choice between serving a long prison sentence or the death penalty, discuss which they would choose. But when a challenge is laid down by the host and one of the characters offers to be incarcerated for ten years, the story starts to take […]

07 Oct 2020

Bombshells

October 27 – November 1, 2020 Running time: TBC Six women balance their inner and outer lives with humour and often desperate cunning; from a feisty teenager to a 64-year-old widow yearning for the unexpected.   Director: Jess Osorio Cast Tiggy Entwhistle / Winsome Webster – Fiona Daffern Meryl Davenport / Theresa McTerry – Siobhán Campbell Zoe Struthers – Katrina Rublowsky Mary O’Donnell – Saoirse Walshy

06 Oct 2020

The Bet

October 13-18, 2020 Running time: TBC Four friends discuss, given the choice of a long prison sentence or the death penalty which would they choose. A challenge is laid down, ten years of incarceration and win a fortune or fail and lose your property.   Director: Barry Heselden Cast: The Novelist – Ben Rathe The Banker – Simon Gleisner The Doctor – Jack King The Lawyer – Daniel Kelly

06 Oct 2020

After The Interval – A Season Of Short Plays

We’re delighted to announce our full programme of short plays, which will take place in the SLT auditorium as socially-distanced live performances. Where rights allow, the shows will also be streamed on the Thursday evening during the run so that anyone unable to attend will still be able to enjoy the show. Please be aware that rights don’t allow for shows to be recorded via the live stream, so you’ll need to buy a ticket for the night. We’ve also […]

05 Oct 2020

Job Vacancy: Interim Youth & Adult Learning Officer

NOW RECRUITING FOR IMMEDIATE START Interim Youth & Adult Learning Officer 6 month contract 21 hours/week £18/hour, includes Saturdays during term times We are delighted to have secured funding from the Lottery to offer this role as a new opportunity. Are you the person we are looking for to help us kickstart our adult learning programme and re-invigorate our youth group? You will be responsible for developing a new suite of training for our adult members, including sourcing tutors who […]

03 Oct 2020

Casting Announcement: Bombshells

Jess Osorio announces her cast Bombshells by Joanna Murray-Smith “Coming soon to a stage near you! From October 27th – November 1st, six monologues looking at the lives of women; from a feisty teenager, to a 60 something widow yearning for the unexpected. While they appear to be completely separate, independent individuals, they refer to each other or have friendships in common. Each woman manages her life with humour, skill and occasional cunning catching us by surprise. We hope you […]