Category : News

27 Oct 2017

Audience Attendance July-Sept, 2017

It is in our constitution that we publish our audience figures every quarter. Here are the figures for the last quarter (July-September, 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 we still have 3 shows to go! Some notes for clarification: Group / Family tickets are restricted to suitable shows Comp ticket figures do vary from show […]

16 Oct 2017

Giving Thanks

We are now entering the final 6 months of the restoration of our Old Fire Station, a point which has taken 14 years to reach. We cannot underestimate the invaluable hours spent by our volunteers dealing with forms, lawyers, funders, architects, council officers and contractors. Without these hours the project would never have happened, and current and future members owe an enormous debt of gratitude to the project lynchpins. We will begin with a heartfelt hurrah for all their work; […]

09 Oct 2017

A New Festival For West Norwood

The South London Theatre is thrilled to announce that next year we will be launching a new Arts Festival for South London in the heart of West Norwood. SLT Fest will be a 9 day festival that will take place at the beginning of August, 2018 and will focus on the theme ‘heritage’. The festival will be held in and about our restored Old Fire Station which opens next spring and is set to be an important cultural centre for […]

09 Oct 2017

Announcing the SLT 2018 Season

Theatre Committee are thrilled to announce the plays in our 2018 Season which include family & youth shows, our new writing competition winner, musicals, contemporary plays and much-loved classics. For more about each play visit our 2018 Season Page here. Four will be staged at our current home at Stanley Halls and then in April when we return to the Old Fire Station in West Norwood we will stage a further 15 productions. The new season welcomes 5 new directors […]

21 Sep 2017

Job Vacancy: Learning & Engagement Officer

SLT’s Building Preservation Trust Ltd. are ready to recruit the first ever staff member to take up a position in the newly restored Old Fire Station in West Norwood to engage the community and visitors with the heritage of the building. The job, Learning and Engagement Officer is an HLF funded part-time, fixed term position (June 30, 2019) with a maximum salary of £25,000 per annum (£15,000 pro rata). Please find below the complete Job Description and Equal Opportunity form […]

18 Sep 2017

Only Five Weeks Left

SLT has only 5 weeks left to raise the money needed to complete a FULL restoration of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood. The restoration project is at a critical point. The generous donation from the HLF and other donors has enabled SLT to save our historic building allowing us to provide once again a cultural arts centre and a vital community hub in the heart of West Norwood. If we do not reach our target in 5 weeks […]

18 Sep 2017

The Great Christmas Vaudeville Extravaganza

We are thrilled to finally announce that our Christmas production will be a Vaudeville variety show encompassing music, comedy, sketches, song and dance, magic – showcasing the many talents of our membership and youth group. There will be plenty of opportunity for audiences to be involved as we invite them to dress up and take part in the singalongs and yuletide festivities. Performances will be based around a broad timescale that will allow us to include songs and sketches that […]

14 Sep 2017

Casting Announcement – Edith in the Dark

Director, Catherine Raku-Evans announces her cast for Edith in the Dark by Philip Meeks: “Big thanks to all of the people who came to audition. It was wonderful to hear parts of the play read by such a wide variety of talented people. As a result, the decision making took some careful thought. We are very excited to start working with our cast. “ – Catherine Raku-Evans   Edith – Penny Thomas Gausto – Tom Watts Biddy – Eileen Coan Edith in the Dark runs from November […]

12 Sep 2017

Vote For SLT To Win The M&S Energy Award

SLT was shortlisted as one of 7 selected charities eligible for the M&S Energy Award announced last week and the voting is now open. There’s £300,000 available to support renewable energy projects and technologies across the UK and you can have your say in who receives up to £12,000 by simply casting a vote, and spreading the word about your favourite. SLT are currently in 3rd place in the London region. You can help us get to the number one […]

07 Sep 2017

Announcing New Writing Competition Short List

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the SLT New Writing Competition. The reading panel were impressed with both the number of entries and the quality of the scripts, which did not make deliberation easy. The play scripts were read by all on the panel and, throughout the process, the scripts were anonymised so that the panel did not know the writers of each piece. When reading the plays, the plot, characters, dialogue and the overall impression were considered. […]