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13 Apr 2022

200 Club – Nov ’21 – March ’22 Results

There are no fewer than two draw videos to watch this time. (So, do scroll down after you have watched the first!) The Big Red Tombola has been busy doing its thing and money has been flying into members’ bank accounts, both in January (for the Nov, Dec 21 and Jan 22 draws) and Friday 8th April 2022 for the Feb and March draws. Enjoy our videos of the draws and Congrats to all our winners!   There are 38 […]

13 Apr 2022
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The Bald Prima Donna- the Director’s Preview

Anna Rubincam introduces The Bald Primadonna by Eugene Ionesco, and talks about her experience directing this show that runs 19 – 23 April 2022. What drew you to directing this play? The Bald Prima Donna doesn’t get performed often outside of university or fringe productions because it’s quite short. Those productions have limited resources, and knowing what SLT is capable of, I wanted to see what we could achieve with a more ambitious set that would enhance the action and […]

08 Apr 2022

Casting Announcement: The Habit of Art

Andy Webb is happy to announce his cast for The Habit of Art by Alan Bennett. The challenge of the auditions was to find a group of real people who could pretend to be actors pretending to be actors.  Well we found them. And the Habit of Art is now beautifully cast by a blend of newcomers and veterans. I’d like to thank everyone who came to the auditions. As always much talent had to be disappointed.  But I know […]

03 Apr 2022

Announcing SLT’s 55th AGM

Save the Date! 8pm, 6 June 2022 SLT Annual General Meeting (Followed by SLT Member’s Club Annual General Meeting)   We are delighted to announce the details for the 55th SLTC AGM and 48th Members’ Club AGM, which will be held on Monday 6 June 2022.  As in 2021, the AGMs will be held in person, with the opportunity for people to join via Zoom. We will circulate as much information as possible in advance and use the anonymous voting […]

01 Apr 2022

Casting Announcement: Twelfth Night

Janine Wunsche is delighted to announce the cast for Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. I would like to thank South London Theatre for giving me the opportunity to direct this wonderful play in this fabulous theatre. It is my first production in this space, and I am really excited! After several weeks of auditions, involving a group workshop, followed by individual auditions, mixing and matching, I have finally put together a brilliant cast of fourteen talented performers. We hope to do justice […]

30 Mar 2022

Casting Announcement: Hapgood

Lisa Thomas is very pleased to announce her cast for Hapgood. I am so excited to be directing this, perhaps Tom Stoppard’s most underrated play. A large number of strong actors auditioned for many of the roles and there were some very tough choices to be made. It’s great to welcome three people entirely new to SLT: Jude, Alex and Calla, as well as some absolute stalwarts: whisper it, but Jack King’s first acting role at SLT was 25 years […]

27 Mar 2022

Iron – the Director’s Preview

Lily Ann Green introduces Iron by Rona Munro and talks about her experience directing this show that’s running 5 – 9 April, 2022. What was it that attracted you to this play? I was looking for small cast plays with strong roles for women. The last several plays I had directed were casts of over twelve and as an acting coach and writer myself I really wanted to be able to delve into the character relationships, wants and needs and […]

18 Mar 2022

Summer Shorts: Get your new writing on the stage

For August 2022 we’re running Summer Shorts – an event for staging new writing We’re delighted to announce Summer Shorts for 2022! This is an event for new writing, and we’ll start by calling for writers to take part in this popular show where writers with new talent get the chance to cut their teeth. The Shorts will take place in August, but our first call out is for writers… we’ll have more information coming soon! In the meantime, email […]

18 Mar 2022

SLT Youth Theatre: Easter Activities

Easter workshops with our Youth Theatre during April Bird Feeders Design and decorate a lovely ceramic bird feeder to hang in your garden or on your balcony. Youngsters will enjoy some drama games, then use art materials to design and paint their bird feeder, ready to take home. Weds 6th April, 10am to 12.30pm Ages 6 – 11 years Cost: £12 Theatre Design Workshops Discover and explore the world of Theatre Design! Ever wondered who decided to make the War […]

14 Mar 2022

Do Not Disturb – the Director’s Preview

Martin Copland-Gray introduces Do Not Disturb, his directorial debut outing at SLT, an intimate two-hander which takes place in a US Midwest hotel room. What was it that attracted you to this play? It was 2002 and I was an X-Files fan, smitten with Gillian Anderson. I found out she was starring in a play called What the Night is For with Roger Allam at the Comedy Theatre. I bought a ticket and came down from the Midlands to see […]