March 17-21, 2020
Director: Martin Copland-Gray
Ten years after the end of their affair in New York, two lovers meet in a hotel room far from their homes. Both are now married, both have children and both have been wondering about the road not taken. What starts as a casual catch-up turns quickly into perhaps the most significant moment of their lives.
March 31 - April 4, 2020
Directors: Ellie Ward (The Birds), Peter Stevens & Sam Moore Verity (The Frogs)
SLT Youth Theatre presents alternating performances of two plays, The Birds, in which two disillusioned citizens found Cloud Cuckoo Land, and The Frogs, in which the god Dionysus travels to Hades to bring Euripides back from the dead.
April 21-25, 2019
Director: Siobhán Campbell
The world would be a better place if we were all bees. An isolated house in a forgotten valley has only the litter and noise from the surrounding motorway above as company. A flash of lightning and a freak car crash leave three runaways stranded and seeking refuge.
May 5-9, 2020
Director: Dave Hollander
Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before. In this fast moving kaleidoscope, more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know.
June 2-6, 2020
Director: John Irvine
Plagued by haunting voices and a paranoid fear of conspiracy, Franz Woyzeck is a man trying to make sense of things and failing. Struggling to make ends meet, he lends his body to medical experimentation. But his distrust and anger spirals until, in an attempt to make the real and imagined voices stop for good, he takes a knife ...
June 16-19, 2020
Director: Barry Hooper
On a summer’s day in 1900, during a trip to a volcanic beauty spot, three schoolgirls and their teacher inexplicably vanish. A century later 5 girls try to solve the mystery, but euphoria and terror reverberate as the potential for history to repeat itself becomes nightmarishly real.
June 30 - July 4, 2020
by Lee Hall
Director: Panit Chantranuluck
Spoonface is contemplating the big questions life throws at her: what is the meaning of life? What is the meaning of death? And does nothing even exist? Spoonface is 7 years old. Spoonface is autistic. And Spoonface's world is funny, moving and completely exhilarating.
The Bald Prima Donna
by Eugene Ionesco
Director: Anna Rubincam
It's an evening like any other in the rather bland middle-class household of Mr & Mrs Smith, that is until a slew of unusual guests descend upon them wreaking havoc in their wake in this hilariously maniacal assault on the banality of English suburbia.
July 14 - 18, 2020
Director: Charlotte Benstead
Jeffrey Bernard, legendarily hard-drinking '80s hack has been accidentally locked in a West End boozer and passes the evening regaling the audience with a series of increasingly rambling real-life anecdotes about illicit cat races, his tumultuous love life, and his struggles with alcoholism. Moving, poignant and very funny.
July 28 - August 1, 2020
Can you gyre? Do you gimble? Have you had the pleasure of the Lobster Quadrille? SLT's Summer Family Show will be an audio-visual feast of the 1980s combined with the absurd tales of Lewis Carroll. Following a familiar figure down the rabbit hole, Alice embarks on bizarre journey through a wonderland filled with strange and contrariwise characters.
by Miles Malleson, from a short story by Anton Chekhov
13 - 18 October 2020
Four friends discuss, given the choice of a long prison sentence or the death penalty which would they choose. A challenge is laid down, ten years of incarceration and win a fortune or fail and lose your property.
by Joanna Murray-Smith
27 October - 1 November 2020
Six women balance their inner and outer lives with humour and often desperate cunning; from a feisty teenager to a 64-year-old widow yearning for the unexpected.
10-13 and 16-19 December 2020
The Theatre has been closed during lockdown. But where do the stories go when there is no one to tell them? Come join us as we explore the magic and wonder of the original Grimm Tales, retold by master-storyteller Phillip Pullman. Full of dark twists and turns, these tales come to life in all their glittering, macabre brilliance - great for children and adults alike.