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07 Mar 2022

Casting Announcement: Love and Money

Guy Jones is delighted to announce his cast for Love and Money. I can honestly say that this show has been the hardest to cast of the three shows I’ve submitted to Theatre Committee. 44 actors registered online to audition, 30 ended up auditioning across three sessions and the competition was fierce. Wedding reception table plans of blended families have been easier to arrive at than the finalised cast of Love And Money! But whilst I thank everyone who auditioned […]

05 Mar 2022

Director’s Preview: The Phlebotomist

Director Mark Ireson talks to us about his upcoming show The Phlebotomist by Ella Road, ahead of opening night on Tues 8th March. What attracted you to directing this play? Without a doubt, the quality of the writing. Ella Road has written a penetrating look at a young couple’s relationship from their first meeting onwards. As in all the best fiction, she has created 3-dimensional characters that we care about. The script makes us speculate about where society might be […]

02 Mar 2022

South London Theatre Podcast: Episode 5 – The Phlebotomist

Episode 5 of the South London Theatre Podcast is out! This month, we talk to Mark Ireson about his production of Ella Road’s The Phlebotomist. This contemporary play takes a chilling look at a not too distant future. Listen to Mark talk about the play as well as his experience directing and Stage Managing at SLT. Check out Episode 5: The Phlebotomist Tickets are on sale for The Phlebotomist running Tuesday 8th March 2022 – Saturday 12th March 2022. And why […]

19 Feb 2022

South London Theatre Podcast: Episode 3 – Lost Monsters

Episode 3 of the South London Theatre Podcast is out! This month, we talk to Siobhán Campbell about her upcoming production Lost Monsters by Laurence Wilson. This rarely performed show runs from 22 -26 February and promises to be a real theatrical treat. Listen to this chat with Siobhán about the play, doing our best to avoid any spoilers, as well as a bit of reminiscing on projects past, including her ongoing work with the South London Theatre Youth Group that continues […]

19 Feb 2022

Refresh for the SLT Website

We have exciting news on the new South London Theatre website! Following a longer than planned design phase, we can now see a test version of the new website. Rest assured our familiar smart and well-presented brand image continues throughout the new website, and integration with other sites such as TicketSource and our photo archives have been maintained.  The SLT project team now has access to the page templates that have been created by the designers and we will start […]

19 Feb 2022

The Phlebotomist – Costume Call Out

Do you have a wedding dress that you would love to see have a second life? We need a modern looking wedding dress,  size 12, for The Phelbotomist. Unfortunately the ones in SLT Wardrobe aren’t quite right. It is only worn in one scene (a wedding dress shop) and will be handled with the utmost care. If it has quick fastenings this would also be a bonus! Any keen charity shop shoppers please keep an eye out as well! Please […]

19 Feb 2022

Help Wanted! Marketing & Publicity for SLT

Did you know that the South London Theatre is run by volunteers? If you have some free time and a passion for community theatre, then SLT needs you! We’re pretty prolific; we run 2 shows per month throughout the year, all with different casts, crews and directors, with most shows running for 5 nights. To get our seats filled and keep our theatre full we do as much marketing and publicity as we can, but the more we can do, […]

15 Feb 2022

Director’s Preview: Lost Monsters

Director Siobhan Campbell talks to us about her upcoming show Lost Monsters by Laurence Wilson ahead of opening night on Tues 22nd February. What would you say lies at the heart of Lost Monsters; what is it about, for you? I stumbled across the script for Lost Monsters several years ago, it’s one I kept returning to as I just really loved it. It’s a play about humans, humans as social creatures. Humans are inherently social. We are not special […]

10 Feb 2022

Youth Theatre – half-term workshops

Places available on our fantastic half-term workshops! Theatrical Storytelling – ages 11-16 – cost £60 10am-2pm – Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th February An introduction to devising and storytelling in theatre. A full ensemble experience: using input from the young people, as a group we learn how to tell a story theatrically. Creating a short piece to be performed at the end of the final session. Puppet Workshop – ages 6 to 11 – Cost £40 10am-2pm – […]

05 Feb 2022

Summer 2022 – What do you want to do?

We looking for your ideas for what SLT should do in August 2022! We’ve opened submissions for our Autumn/Winter season, and are looking for directors to get their ideas in. But that season starts in September, and at the moment we have no plans for what to do with the theatre in August. So that’s where you come in. We’re looking for your ideas as to how to fill August. We don’t want it to stay dark for the whole month, […]