06 Mar 2018

Sneak Peek Inside The New Theatre Space

 Want to see our new theatre? In a couple of weeks we will present our first show at our renovated Old Fire Station in West Norwood. Over the weekend, volunteers from the theatre membership braced the icy temperatures to paint the new theatre space black. Here’s a sneak peek at the space and our preparations to get it ready for the coming performances which we hope to see you at soon! Many thanks to all the volunteers; painters, first-aiders […]

02 Mar 2018

Miss Julie – Casting Announcement

Anna Rubincam, director of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie announces her cast: “After great auditions with a large number of extremely talented actors, I’m very pleased to announce the cast for Miss Julie. I’m excited to welcome Helena to SLT, and to work with two seasoned members, Alastair and Ruby. Many thanks to Kim and Mark for their guidance in the audition process.” – Anna Rubincam Julie – Helena Klaus John – Alastair Norgate Christine – Ruby Todd Miss Julie runs from […]

27 Feb 2018

Introducing Our New Building Manager

We’re delighted to announce the second staff member to join the team at the Old Fire Station. Bex Law, last seen treading the boards in Constellations in early February, will be starting in the post as our building manager in March, ready for the big move back to the Old Fire Station. Bex’s role is about increasing use of the building in the day and developing opportunities for other groups to access the spaces, as well as helping manage the community programme and exhibition access.  […]

27 Feb 2018

Next Fall – Casting Announcement

Director Barry Heselden announces his cast for Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts. He tells us: “It is with great excitement that I can announce the following cast for Next Fall. We had a great turn out for the auditions which made the decision quite tough. I need to thank Carol and Kay for assisting in the process. We have two brand new members and a few familiar faces involved so looking forward to getting started this weekend.” – Barry Heselden […]

16 Feb 2018

Call for Directors: Aspidistra Resistance

Theatre Committee are looking for a director for the winning play in our New Writing Competition, Aspidistra Rising by Polly Mitchell. Both humorous and poignant, the play looks at the lives of three contrasting sets of women across three generations, from the 1940s to the present day, to explore how changes in attitudes and society have affected women’s priorities and experiences. This play is unpublished and unperformed so this would be the premiere. We’re looking for an experienced director with […]

15 Feb 2018

SLT Superstar Cast Release Single ‘Spotlight’

Cast members from SLT’s 2016 production of Jesus Christ Superstar have written, produced and are releasing a single on February 23 called ‘Spotlight’. Marcus Reeves who played Herod in our production describes the song and experience: “Back in 2016 I was in a production of Jesus Christ Superstar here in London and in that production Jesus was played by a very talented young man called Sean Mullaney with the equally talented Alley Bilodeau as Mary. Once the show was over we […]

15 Feb 2018

The Servant of Two Masters – Director’s Interview

We spoke to the director of The Servant of Two Masters, Jo Boniface and asked her to tell us a little more about her SLT debut and the Italian theatrical style of Commedia dell’arte: What drew you to directing this play? I learnt to love comedy from my degree, when I got to perform and study all aspects of it from stand-up to physical clowning. It was here I found my love for Commedia and got to play with the […]

13 Feb 2018

SLT & Lambeth – London Borough of Culture

SLT has been backing Lambeth in their bid to become London Borough of Culture created by Mayor Sadiq Khan. The winning Borough will receive over £1m funding to stage a programme of world class cultural events and initiatives. On St Valentine’s Day Lambeth are asking people across the borough to highlight their cultural heroes – the people and organisations that have had a positive impact on their lives. Radical Hearts. Open Minds. This is the theme for Lambeth’s bid and […]

10 Feb 2018

His Dark Materials – Ticket Update

The first round of tickets for His Dark Materials sold out in 48 hours! We expected tickets to sell quickly but even this was beyond our expectation. We are thrilled that there is so much excitement for our first production back in the Old Fire Station in West Norwood. If you missed out, fear not for there will be a second round of ticket sales for this production later in the month. The date on which the tickets will go on sale […]

10 Feb 2018

Casting – Lemons Lemons Lemons …

Jason Salmon director of April’s Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons by Sam Steiner announces his cast: “After a fabulous set of auditions I’m delighted to announce the cast for Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons. There was excellent attendance from some very talented actors which made the decision extremely difficult – in Bryony and Shannon I have found two tremendous performers who will really do it justice. Lemons is a brilliant play that is going to be a challenge for us all but […]