02 Feb 2018

His Dark Materials – Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for our first production back in the Old Fire Station His Dark Materials are now on sale. This is a play in TWO PARTS. To see the whole play you will need to get tickets for both parts. Performances are as follows: Tuesday, March 20 – Part I Wednesday, March 21 – Part II Thursday, March 22 – Part I Friday, March 23 – Part II Saturday, March 24 – Part I (matinee) Saturday, March 24 – Part II […]

30 Jan 2018

Job Vacancy: Building Manager

The SLT Building Preservation Trust Ltd and the South London Theatre Centre Ltd are currently refurbishing the Grade 2 listed Old Fire Station in West Norwood. The project is mainly Heritage Lottery funded, aimed at restoring the original architectural features and increasing community access to this wonderful building. The building works are due to be completed in March. We are seeking a Building Manager with an interest in heritage. The role will involve some marketing of the building facilities, as […]

25 Jan 2018

Old Fire Station Book Coming Soon

As a part of our commitment to the heritage of our Old Fire Station Building we have been researching and designing a book all about the history of our beloved Victorian fire station commissioned by the Heritage Lottery Fund. During our research for the book which has been a three year long project, we have discovered many great stories and interesting facts about the building and the local area. The book will be available to buy from the theatre when […]

19 Jan 2018

His Dark Materials – Ticket Announcement

We expect ticket sales for the first production back in the Old Fire Station His Dark Materials to be in high demand, so we will be announcing the day they go on sale, via our newsletter. The play is in two parts with a capacity of approximately 90 seats per performance. Most people will want to see the whole play (parts 1 and 2) and we anticipate tickets will sell very quickly. We urge anyone who wants to see the […]

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 […]