19 Jan 2018

Cans – Casting Announcement

Director Ed O’Shaughnessy is thrilled to announce his cast for Cans by Stuart Slade. He tells us: “Ellie Scanlan is a performer, writer, theatre facilitator and co-founder of ‘The Unfinished Things Festival.’ This is her first production with the South London Theatre and she is thrilled to join such a creative community. Paul White is greatly looking forward to sharing the stage with Ellie Scanlon, and would like to thank the Lucky Cat and in particular The Virgin Mary, whom […]

16 Jan 2018

His Dark Materials – Casting Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the adult cast who will be joining SLT’s Youth Theatre in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials: “This is a show that we are extremely excited about. Not only is this our first show back at the Old Fire Station, but it is also our annual Youth Theatre show and we are so proud to be opening the new space with such a fantastic play. Casting has been a mammoth task. 60+ youth members and then […]

11 Jan 2018

Audience Attendance Oct – Dec 2017

It is in our constitution that we publish our audience figures every quarter. Here are the figures for the final quarter  of the year (October – December 2017). All show figures and revenue are available to members in the annual report issued prior to every AGM. It’s been quite a year with a very varied programme and audience figures have been, for the most part, very pleasing with plenty of sold-out notices and attendance at well over two-thirds capacity. Some […]

05 Jan 2018

Auditions – His Dark Materials

We have a wonderful opportunity for adult performers to be involved in the first SLT production in the new theatre space at the Old Fire Station in West Norwood. It’s the epic two-part retelling of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials in an adaption written for and staged by the National Theatre. Our opening show needs you! We are looking to cast five roles from our adult membership, and make this a great collaboration between SLT and our amazing Youth Theatre. Those […]

28 Dec 2017


8pm January 30 – February 3, 2018 Constellations is a boy-meets-girl romantic comedy evolving into something sadder. Can one word alter the course of your life? A thousand different ways to say I love you? Marianne and Roland’s relationship unfolds across time and space, with each variation sending their relationship on a different trajectory. A play about free will and friendship, quantum multiverse theory, love and honey. Running time: 90 minutes, with no interval   Director: Jess Osorio Cast: Roland – […]

28 Dec 2017

Casting – Most Of What Follows …

Director Bob Callender announces his cast for Most of What Follows is a Complete Waste of Time by NF Simpson: “After scouring the fight cages, flop houses, gin palaces and detention cells of Norwood, we’ve managed to scrape together a cast of sorts. They will be duly wrung out, hosed down, dressed up and shoved blinking into the light for Most of What Follows. They are listed below …” – Bob Callender   Most of What Follows is a Complete Waste of […]

08 Dec 2017

The Great Christmas Vaudeville Extravaganza

7.30pm (2.30pm) December 8-10 & 14-16, 2017 The SLT yuletide production this year is a celebration of Christmas in a Vaudeville style, with song and dance, music and wine, comedy and mince pies with some surprise acts to thrill all the family! Join us for some good old fashioned fun! Running time: 120 minutes, including a 15 minute interval   Producer: Lisa Thomas Cast: Mr Chris Bennett Mrs Jenni Chadney Mr Tom Melly Mrs Audrey Lindsay Miss Kelly Kim Cranstoun Miss […]

04 Dec 2017

Great Christmas Vaudeville Extravaganza Preview

From the director, Lisa Thomas: “When I was young, the TV schedules were packed with variety shows, glittering confections of comedy, song and dance, headlined by stars of the stage and the small screen. They ranged from superannuated end of the pier shows, enlarged for TV, to the nostalgic ‘The Good Old Days’, which aimed to capture the magic of the old time music hall with its mix of acts and enthusiastic audience dresses to the nines in Edwardian finery. […]

01 Dec 2017

Restoration Update – November 2017

Welcome to November’s virtual hard hat tour. A lot has happened inside the Old Fire Station since we last visited it. Interior walls have gone up, the lift is in place, the new stairwell has its polycarbonate skin. There will be actual hard hat tours taking place in December. Numbers are extremely limited so keep an eye out on our website for updates and notices.an eye out on our website for updates and notices. We have been plagued with difficulties […]

01 Dec 2017

The Annual SLT Christmas Party 2017

We are thrilled to announce that we will be returning to The Garden for our annual Christmas party which will take place on Sunday December 17. This is a member-only event, so if you’d like to join us and you’re not a member, sign up now! The event will be charged at £10 per head which will include The Garden’s trademark fabulous food and a festive drink on arrival. Please book your place with Mark Ireson by using the link […]