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20 Sep 2021

Swive (Elizabeth) by Ella Hickson

November 23-27 Running time: TBC Elizabeth I is the only unmarried woman to have ever ruled England. And she reigned for forty-four years. Mastermind. Seductress. Survivor. Swive (Elizabeth) shines a light on the ways and means by which women in power negotiate patriarchal pressure to get their way. It premiered in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2019. Director: Caroline Beckett Cast: Elizabeth Q – Annabel SheenElizabeth P – Charlotte Lee Windell Catherine Parr/Mary – Jenny McLaughlin Katherine Grey/Washerwoman – Sarah Pearcey […]

20 Sep 2021

Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay adapted by Tom Wright

November 9-13 Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes On a summer’s day in 1900, during a trip to a volcanic beauty spot, three schoolgirls and their teacher inexplicably vanish. A century later 5 girls try to solve the mystery, but euphoria and terror reverberate as the potential for history to repeat itself becomes nightmarishly real. Director: Barry Hooper Cast: Charlotte BrownRóisín Deady Shivani Kapur Elly Meacham Jacqueline Ozorio

20 Sep 2021

Wasted by Kae Tempest

October 26-30 Running time: 1 hour 10 minutes Three old friends in their mid-twenties. One remarkable day. For Ted, Danny and Charlotte, it’s time to seize control. Make a difference. Change things. This is it. Director: Bex Law Cast: Ted – Ben RatheDanny – Jacob Smith Charlotte – Maddie Dunn

20 Sep 2021

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

October 12-16 Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including a 15 minute interval) Vivian Mercer famously described this as a play in which “nothing happens, twice”. It has become a modern classic. Two tramps, Estragon and Vladimir, wait in a barren landscape for Godot to come. Pozzo and Lucky, a master and servant, arrive and join them briefly. A boy brings hopeful messages. In the second act, this happens again. The interdependence of Gogo and Didi is lightened by quick […]

04 Aug 2021

Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith

September 28-October 02 Running time: Act 1 50-60 minutes  Act 2 30 – 40 minutes  There will be a 15 minute interval. Somewhere in the Swiss Alps, sometime in the 90s, Patricia Highsmith, queen of the thriller, has managed to escape from both her fans and her publisher. Surrounded by her collection of books and antique weaponry, her cats and her cigarettes, Patricia enjoys her seclusion until the day a young man arrives. He claims to have been sent by […]

04 Aug 2021

Silence/Night by Harold Pinter

September 14-18 Running time: TBC Two short plays by Harold Pinter reflecting on memory, experience, affection, and silence. Director: Panit Chantranuluck SilenceBates – Tom Mathias Rumsey – Ben Hooper Ellen – Hannah Evans Night Man – Robert Hughes Women – Rebecca Colclasure  

22 Jul 2021

The Memory of Water

August 24-28 Running time: TBC Three sisters meet on the eve of their mother’s funeral. As the conflicts of the past converge, everyday lies and tensions reveal the particular patterns and strains of family relationships. Director: Charlotte Benstead Cast Mary – Marysia Skwarka Catherine – Sari Easton Teresa – Ingrid Miller Frank – Phil Ross Mike – James Mercer Vi – Caroline Durant  

26 Jun 2021

SLT Summer Shorts

August 12-14 Running time: Approximately 2 hours 15 minutes, including interval A night of new writing with a selection of varied 10-minute plays by new playwrights, directed and performed by SLT members. Curator: Lily Ann Green Coleman AFTER BRENDAN by WiIl Howells Directed by Tristan White PARDON MY PREDILECTION by Eddie Coleman Directed by Matthew Partridge DIPLOMACY by Audrey Lindsay Directed by Bex Law GOING TO SEED by Jane Dodd Directed by Paul White FLUX by Joel Arnold Directed by […]

12 Jun 2021

The Water Harvest

July 27-31 Running time: TBC Two boys grow up together in the lap of the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. Over time their friendship is tested in many ways; by the fates, by emigration, by money and by madness. This is a story of love under pressure, of intense euphoria and deep despair. Director: Paul Dineen Cast Jim – Sean McHugh John – William Casey-Boyle

02 Apr 2021

An Evening Celebrating Shakespeare

Friday April 23, 2021  Running time: TBC Join us via zoom for an evening of poetry, monologues, and sonnets by the bard, William Shakespeare Tickets must be purchased in advance via Ticketsource