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29 Apr 2021

Youth & Adult Learning: New Workshops and Courses

ADULT WORKSHOPS 1. Directing for the Theatre – NEW Dates & Time: Monday May 10 (6.30-8.30pm ) Course Length: 5 weeks Location: The Old Fire Station Tutor: Victor Correia Cost: £20 (Concessions available if required) About The Course: We have a brilliant opportunity for all those who would like to find out more about directing. Experienced director and trainer – Victor Correia – will teach a 5-week course ‘ Directing for the Theatre’, on Monday evenings from 6.30 to 8.30pm […]

07 Apr 2021

200 Club Draw – March 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress once again, deputising for our glamorous humans. The take-up for top-up counters recently has been good, and there are now 45 counters left available for anyone wishing to join and be in with the chance of winning cash each month.   If you want to get involved, you can register in your SLT account on […]

23 Mar 2021

Virtual SLT Play Reading Group

SLT Virtual Play Reading Group The next play will be: Visitors by Barney Norris – May 1st at 3pm Synopsis: In a farmhouse at the edge of the Salisbury Plain, a family is falling apart. Stephen can’t afford to put his mother into care. Arthur can’t afford to stop working and look after his wife. When a young stranger with blue hair moves in to care for Edie as her mind unravels, the family are forced to ask: are we […]

04 Mar 2021

Interview with Eli Anderson: Storytelling

Our Youth and Adult Learning Officer, Teresa Donoghue, spoke with Eli Anderson ahead of his ‘Storytelling – This is Me‘ youth course starting March 12-April 16. The cost is £10 per place with FREE places for those who need them. Just click on ‘concessions’. Please book here Q. How did you get into storytelling? Eli: I have been working as a musician and performance poet, and writing many stories, but through a profound experience. I realised that Storytelling was something that […]

03 Mar 2021

200 Club Draw – February 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress once again, deputising for our glamorous humans. The take-up for top-up counters recently has been good, and there are now fewer than 50 counters left available for anyone wishing to join and be in with the chance of winning cash each month. If you want to get involved, you can register in your SLT account […]

28 Feb 2021

Casablanca – a prepared reading of the classic story

Ladies and gentlemen, and everyone in between – join your friends from the South London Theatre on Friday 5 March from 7.45pm for an evening at Rick’s Café Americain in the heart of Casablanca. Experience a story of love and hate in a background of adventure and sudden death as this seaport in French Morocco struggles to stay free of Nazi occupation as World War II ravages Europe, providing an escape route for refugees. It’s the thrilling story of Rick […]

15 Feb 2021

Casting Announcement: Lunch Girls

Hayley Thomas announces her cast for our special Zoom performance of Lunch Girls by Ron Hart. “It’s the mid 1980s and a group of women are trying to arrange, by phone, to have lunch together but life keeps getting in the way! The auditions were great and it was a difficult choice to pick just 4 out of 12! I wish I could have cast them all!” – Hayley Thomas   Cast: Jay – Liz Glazzard Vee – Samantha Golton […]

30 Jan 2021

200 Club Draw – January 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress this month and next, deputising for our glamorous humans.   The take-up for top-up counters recently was fairly good, and there are now just 61 counters left available for anyone wishing to join the 200 Club and be in with the chance of winning cash each month.   You can register in your SLT account […]

29 Jan 2021

In Memoriam: Freda Daffern 1937 – 2021

We are so very sorry to share the sad news that Freda Daffern, a loyal member and mum of our General Secretary, Fiona Daffern, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on 15 January. Freda was originally from Derby, where her love of theatre started as a member of the Derby Players. After marriage to Tony in 1959, they moved to Blackpool for work and brought up their family there. After Tony’s death she moved first to Australia and then to […]

18 Jan 2021

200 Club Top-Up Shares

2020 SLT revenue via membership was down against 2019 every month from March to December, sometimes by more than 50%! So if you are already a 200 Club Member and want to help support SLT that bit more during these difficult times, you can now top up your shareholding by buying one or more top-up counters, (up to a maximum total holding of 10 counters.) The optional extra is now live in your membership login. Just click ‘Payment’ online or […]