06 Jan 2016

Bumper Year for SLT Raffle!

Congratulations to Jeanette Hoile and her raffle team on the news that their sterling efforts selling nightly raffle tickets at our shows have made SLT a profit in 2015 of just shy of £2000, the highest for any year since Jeanette took over in 2006. Jeanette has made the most of donations this year, together with maximising our increasing audience numbers, especially for Oliver! Our thanks go to Jeanette and the team for this great result – and of course […]

31 Dec 2015

Casting Announcement: When We Are Married

Anthony Campling, director of our March production is proud to announce the following cast for JB Priestley’s When We Are Married: Ruby Birtle – Emily Prince Gerald Forbes – David Blatcher Mrs. Northrop – Margaret Glenn Nancy Holmes – Amy Flinders Fred Dyson – Rob Wallis Henry Ormonroyd – John Lyne Joe Helliwell – Peter Medd Maria Helliwell – Janet Haney Albert Parker – Chris Bennett Herbert Soppitt – Jeremy Clyne Clara Soppitt – Fiona Daffern Annie Parker – Su McLaughlin Lottie […]

30 Dec 2015

Casting Announcement: East

Kelly-Kim Cranstoun, director of our February production is proud to announce the following cast for Stephen Berkoff’s East: Sylv – Olivia James Les – Frank McHugh Mike – Elliot Warren Dad – Jenny Mclaughlin Mum – Jardine King Kelly-Kim and her cast & crew are looking forward to working with three SLT newcomers; Olivia, Frank and Elliot who we are thrilled to welcome to the SLT family. Rehearsals begin on January 3. Tickets will go on sale mid January.

20 Dec 2015

Call for New Writing

No one doubts that SLT’s temporary move to the Stanley Halls is an exciting time of change. While those of us helping to run the company endeavour to offer the opportunities that the Old Fire Station gave us – not least, a varied programme of productions and social events – we appreciate that many members are keen to embrace the new. As we get used to our new home, SLT is launching an initiative to establish fertile ground for new […]

09 Nov 2015


8pm, February 23-27 East is an elegy for the ‘energetic waste’ of youth. Set in the East End in the late 1960s – the London of Berkoff’s own adolescence – this verse play is at once a celebration and critique of the performance of masculinity. Les and Mike are perpetually on the hunt for a fight or a woman. Arrogant and amoral, they live for the spilling of bodily fluids. Dad simmers in a constant brew of suppressed rage and nostalgia […]

02 Nov 2015


This Christmas, SLT brings Lionel Bart’s much loved musical to Stanley Halls. Dickens’ novel comes to life as we take audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England, as Orphaned Oliver navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – love. With spirited, timeless songs like ‘As Long as He Needs Me’, ‘Food Glorious Food’ and ‘Where is Love?’, Oliver! is a musical classic! Director: Lee Ridgeway Assistant Director: Kay George […]

01 Nov 2015