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25 Nov 2019

Casting Announcement: Holes

Naomi Liddle announces her cast for Holes, Tom Basden’s black comedy set on a desert island in the aftermath of a plane crash, to be staged in February. “We had a really fantastic turnout for auditions, both in sheer number of people and quality of talent. It is no exaggeration to say that my assistant director, Tom, and I could have cast this at least three times over and I hope that somewhere there are parallel universes where audiences will get […]

05 Nov 2019

The Annual SLT Film Quiz 2019

Saturday 16 November, 7.45pm The annual SLT film quiz is a bit of an institution, but the last one was the year we moved out of the Old Fire Station for renovations in 2015. So we’re thrilled to announce it is returning this year. The quiz is for teams of up to 5 people who will play a variety of different rounds that will test their filmic knowledge. For the winners, there are prizes, the chance to host next year’s […]

05 Nov 2019

Casting Announcement: Jumpers For Goalposts

Will Howell’s announces his cast for Jumpers For Goalposts, by Tom Wells, which will be staged in early January next year. “Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to audition for Jumpers for Goalposts. We had a good mix of current, former and new members and lots of acting talent to choose from – though we resisted the temptation to test out their football skills! Thanks also to my assistant director Kim Goldsmith and SLT stalwart Tom Watts for […]

01 Nov 2019

Dead Celebs – Halloween Bash

Saturday 2 November, 8pm It’s Halloween and we’re having a bash. Join us if you dare for a spook-tacular evening of tricks and treats in the members bar. We’ve got the booze, so you bring the boo’s and come dressed as your favourite dead celebrity (fancy dress encouraged – we are a theatre after all). There will be themed food and prizes for best costume, as well as a playlist of ghoulishly great tunes. Entry is free to members and […]

16 Oct 2019

Social: Open Evening

The next open evening will be at 8pm Tuesday 24 March   Ever wondered what it’s like to be a member of SLT, but been afraid to ask? If you’re over 18, come down to the Old Fire Station and find out. Or perhaps you’ve not long joined and want to meet a few more of the folk worth knowing around the place – and there are so many! Whatever your interest or motivation for finding out more: on-stage, backstage, […]

10 Oct 2019

Audience Attendance Summer 2019

Here is a graph showing the ticket sales during the summer period of 2019. It is worth pointing out that Fest Norwood is a cumulative result of all of the activities that took place at the beginning of August, and many of these activities didn’t have member tickets, so it is not possible to tell for the majority of events, how many members attended.  However the number of people attracted into the theatre is nevertheless impressive.  Peter Pan was the […]

04 Oct 2019

Film Screening: SLT on Film

Social event • 15 October, 8pm On Tuesday, 15 October as a part of our open evening (for new members and anyone who wants to know more about SLT and what goes on at the theatre) we will be screening three short films about key aspects of membership activities. All three films were shot in the last 6 months and offer an insight into life at, and inside the walls of, the South London Theatre: Volunteers SLT secured funding by […]

03 Oct 2019

SLT Open Mic Night

The next open mic night will be on Wednesday 11 March   The next SLT Open Mic & Showcase, will be from 7.30 – 10.30pm in the South London Theatre bar. A chance for budding musicians, stand-up comics, poets and general ne’er-do-wells to try out their material or hone live skills, whilst enjoying the ambience and extremely reasonably-priced refreshments from the members’ bar. Send a message to event coordinators Michael Marsden or Katrina Rublowsky if you want to hold a slot, […]

13 Sep 2019

Casting Announcement: A Christmas Carol

Mark Ireson announces his cast for Dickens’s classic seasonal story A Christmas Carol , adapted by Neil Bartlett, which will be staged in December. “The script of Dickens’s ghost story of Christmas includes at least 62 parts between the ensemble cast, including some of the best known characters in literature. Assistant director Rob Wallis and I were delighted to have so many versatile performers come to the auditions. After much ghostly screaming, carol singing and eating gruel at the auditions, […]

06 Sep 2019

Seeking Summer Submission

Seeking Summer Submission Theatre Committee are currently in the final stages of confirming the Spring/Summer 2020 season (Announcement Tuesday 17th September 8:30pm SLT Bar) but have decided to hold back the final slot of the season as we would love to find a family show with which to end the season and go into the school holidays with. Having a family friendly show at the end of July has been an incredible success for the past two years engaging with […]