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23 Nov 2016

Hoardings Get Eye-Popping Designs

Over the weekend the hoardings outside of the theatre were decorated with some street art. Many members of the community who saw the work in progress were concerned that the hoardings were being vandalised, but they were in fact being adorned with some eye-catching designs. Ash Contracting Ltd. who are in the process of restoring the building suggested to SLT that it might be a good idea to approach All City London, an organisation which lets artists know where there are permissible spaces where they can create […]

22 Nov 2016

Jack: Christmas Extravaganza – What’s It All About?

Next week SLT stages ‘Jack’, a modern day fairytale sequel to Jack and the Beanstalk written by two of our members. Promising to be full of lots of panto fun and nonsense; it’s the perfect way to start the seasonal celebrations. We speak with Writer and Director Peter Stevens about the play. You’ve written Jack with Matthew Davies – how did you come up with the idea, and how did you work together? Pantomime is a British tradition, with its archetype […]

21 Nov 2016
10 Nov 2016

Bluebird Is A Hit With Audiences

Audiences are saying that SLT’s production of Bluebird is “engrossing” and “very moving”. Only three more performances left to catch this touching play.

07 Nov 2016

Interview: Siobhán Campbell, director of Bluebird

Next week SLT stages ‘Bluebird’, written by playwright Simon Stephens who penned the adaptation of ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ for the National Theatre. We speak to director Siobhán Campbell about why she loves his work and what audiences can expect from her production of ‘Bluebird’. You’ve directed a Simon Stephens play before. What is it about his work that attracts you to it? It’s the characters he creates – whenever I read something by him, I’m drawn […]

07 Nov 2016

SLT Thanks the Norwood Society

This week the Norwood Society made a kind donation to the South London Theatre’s ongoing restoration project. SLT would like to thank them for their donation and the work that they do maintaining the heritage of our local area. The Norwood Society was set up in 1960 by some members of the local community who had the foresight to form an organisation that could protect the heritage of its local area and share with people its history. As well as the important […]

03 Nov 2016

The SLT Monthly Social – November

Our next monthly social will be on Thursday, November 17 from 7.30pm. This time we are embracing the salubrious warmth and hospitality of the Rosendale Pub in West Dulwich. The SLT socials are informal gatherings that are open to everyone including non-members. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible for a much needed catch up over a couple of glasses of your chosen tipple. See who’s attending on our Facebook event.

03 Nov 2016

Restoration Project – Day Fifty Three

Ash Contracting Ltd. have been working hard on the restoration of the Old Fire Station and those of you that have passed the site in the last few day will have seen a few changes. And they are exciting changes. Hoardings have now gone up which will prevent vandals from tagging the building which had become quite a problem in recent months. The hoardings will soon be decorated with work by local street artists and SLT’s scenic painters. There will also […]

21 Oct 2016

Vote for SLT for Aviva Community Fund

SLT has been selected for an Aviva Community Fund and could be gifted with up to £5,000 if we receive enough votes. Voting opened today! You don’t have to be an Aviva customer to register and you will be given 10 votes to cast on community projects of your choice. If SLT wins an Aviva Community Fund, any money allocated will be spent on LED lamps for the new theatre, which will save a huge amount in electricity running costs and some on […]

21 Oct 2016

Buy. Save. Donate to SLT with Co-op.

Do you shop at the Co-op on West Norwood High Street? Do you shop at any Co-op? If the answer is yes, then you can help the South London Theatre raise funds for its restoration every time you shop. Co-op have introduced a membership scheme which saves money for shoppers and raises money for a charity of your choice. Members who buy Co-op own brands will make a saving of 5% on their purchases and Co-op will also donate 1% […]