13 Apr 2018

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – The Director’s Preview

Jason Salmon, director of the show that heralds our permanent return to the Old Fire Station in West Norwood, introduces us to a world where communication is challenged. Tell us about the premise of the play It follows the relationship of Bernadette and Oliver as they struggle to come to terms with a new law that has been introduced which limits what people can say to 140 words per day. What’s been the challenge in directing it? A big challenge has […]

12 Apr 2018

2019 Play Submissions

Yes, it will soon be that time of year again! After the AGM on 21 May the new Theatre Committee will be looking for submissions from potential directors for plays that we can produce in 2019, so now is a good time to be giving some thought to what you might like to direct in our fabulous new theatre space. Theatre Committee pride ourselves on the range and variety of material in our productions, offering the widest possible range of […]

11 Apr 2018

No Exit – Casting Announcement

Guy Jones, director of Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Exit (Huis Clos) announces his cast: “This show is intense, character-driven and depends on a very specific dynamic being created between the three lead characters, so casting it was never going to be easy. We had such talent turn up at auditions, then put the best through a rigorous callback, in a fittingly stuffy and claustrophobic room and after a lot of infernal, tortuous angst and deliberation, I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to announce […]

10 Apr 2018

Chorus of Disapproval – Casting Announcement

Lisa Thomas, director of Alan Ayckbourn’s A Chorus of Disapproval announces her cast: “I’m delighted to announce the cast for A Chorus of Disapproval, Alan Ayckbourn’s brilliant comedy about an amateur operatic society rehearsing for their production of The Beggar’s Opera. A seemingly shy newcomer, Guy Jones, is welcomed into the company fold and makes the most of all the opportunities that he is offered.” – Lisa Thomas Guy Jones – Adam Crook Dafydd ap Llewellyn – Jason Salmon Hannah Llewellyn – […]

03 Apr 2018

The Big Move, Pt II – The Return

Hello all you lovely people! Guess what? We’re moving back to West Norwood! Back to The Fire Station! OMG! etc, etc … However, this isn’t a small task… For those who were there for The Big Move Part I – Exodus, you remember that it was a full day of shifting and sorting. This needs to happen again. So, I call upon you, you brave volunteers, you crazy fools, you young love-birds and theatre officiandoes … Can you help once […]

31 Mar 2018

The Old Fire Station Needs You. Pt 2 – April 2018

Many of you will have attended our Youth Show, His Dark Materials, during March and will have had a preview of our wonderful new theatre space. Hurrah! You’ll also have seen that much of the building remains unfinished and although next time you visit it shouldn’t look quite so incomplete; nevertheless because of budget limitations, we need to continue fundraising and much of the outstanding work needs to be done by us. The shortfall in funding needed to complete the […]

29 Mar 2018

Cans by Stuart Slade – Preview

Come and see Cans, a brilliantly written topical and challenging yet funny play and support your local theatre in its last production of our Stanley Halls residency – we would love to see you there.

23 Mar 2018

Miss Julie

8pm May 15-19, 2018 The scandalous turn of the century drama, banned in Britain for nearly fifty years after its publication, chronicles a midsummer’s eve of flirtation and seduction between the wealthy lady of the house and one of her father’s household employees. Running time: 120 minutes with a 15 minute interval Includes adult themes and strong language throughout. Age 16+ only   Director: Anna Rubincam Cast: Julie – Helena Klaus John – Alastair Norgate Christine – Ruby Todd

23 Mar 2018

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

8pm April 17-21, 2018 The average person will speak 123,205,750 words in a lifetime. But what if there were a limit? Oliver and Bernadette are about to find out. A play about what we say and how we say it; about the things we can only hear in the silence; about dead cats, activism, eye contact and lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons. Running time: 75 minutes with no interval Includes adult themes and strong language throughout. Age 16+ only Director: Jason […]

23 Mar 2018

Next Fall

8pm May 1-5, 2018 Luke is deeply religious and Adam is an atheist but despite their differences they are in a committed and wonderfully strong relationship … but something’s about to happen that will test everything they each believe in. Running time: TBC with a 15 minute interval Includes adult themes and strong language throughout. Age 16+ only   Director: Barry Heselden Cast: Adam – Mat Hill Luke – Mark Wartenberg Holly – Jennifer Nettles Brandon – Tom Watts Arlene – […]