Category : Productions

14 Nov 2018

Radiant Vermin

January 8-12, 2019 Running time: 90 minutes, no interval Expectant parents, Ollie and Jill, fantasise about their dream home, far away from the squalor of their council flat. Then an unexpected letter arrives from a certain Miss Dee who offers a way out …. but at what cost? A darkly comic tale.   Director: Jack King Cast: Jill – Natasha Stone Ollie – George Nettleton Miss Dee – Caroline Doyle

15 Oct 2018

The Snow Queen

December 7-9 & 13 -15, 2018 (includes matinees on 8, 9 and 15) Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes This year’s SLT traditional annual Christmas show is The Snow Queen, a magical tale for all the family, full of wonder, music and festive cheer.   Director: Simon Gleisner Cast: Hans Christian Anderson – Tom Melly Gerda – Nancy Ackland Kay – Chinedu Felix Igu The Snow Queen – Jenny Mclaughin Gerald – Daniel Wicksteed Raven – Louie Chapman Tame Raven […]

14 Sep 2018

Forty Winks

8pm November 20-24, 2018 Running time: TBC Don is still carrying a torch for Diana. Don unexpectedly drops in on Howard and Diana, having not seen them for 15 years. They now have a daughter, Hermia, who is the image of Diana when Don first fell for her. Old longings bubble dangerously to the surface.   Director: Chaz Doyle Cast: Don – Benjamin Hooper Diana – Rhian Marston-Jones Howard – Mat Hill Charlie – Gabriel Nicklin Danny – Nick Howard Hermia/Celia […]

04 Sep 2018

Postcards From God – The Sister Wendy Musical

8pm November 6-10, 2018 (plus 2pm Saturday Matinee) Running time: 125 minutes including 15 minute interval Based on a true story comes an uplifting and joyous musical celebrating the importance of art as seen through the gentle eyes of Sister Wendy Beckett, a nun who is about to become an unlikely, but massive celebrity.   Director: Bryon Fear Musical Director: Gerard Johnson Cast: Sister Wendy – Eileen Coan Sister Anna-Maria – Lucy Spreckley Mother Ruth – Jackie Burch Daniel – Mitchell Labiak […]

15 Aug 2018


8pm October 16-20, 2018  Kyra is surprised to see the son of her former lover at her apartment in a London slum. He hopes she will reconcile with his distraught, now widowed, father. Is the gap between them unbridgeable, or can they resurrect their relationship? Running time: TBC   Director: Andy Webb Cast: Tom – Barry Heselden Kyra – Ruby Todd Edward – James Harris

15 Aug 2018


8pm October 2-6, 2018  Six young people are caught in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. As we witness each character’s emotional and psychological recovery, Stuart Slade’s remarkable play satirises the media agenda when reporting such atrocities and lays bare some of the more unscrupulous motives at work. Brutal, inspiring and heartbreaking yet darkly hilarious, BU21 offers a glimpse of what any of us might do when the unthinkable happens. Running time: 90 minutes with no interval Please […]

14 Aug 2018

Nell Gwynn

8pm September 18-22, 2018  London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers. Bawdy. Sexy. Fun. Running time: TBC   Director: Mark Ireson Cast: Nell Gwynn – Jade Fane Rose Gwynn – Emily McDonnell Ma Gwynn – Kay Anderson Nancy – Lois Savill Lady Castlemaine – Jenny McLaughlin Louise de Kérouaille – Carly Lindon-Forrester Queen Catherine […]

14 Aug 2018

Aspidistra Resistance

8pm September 4-8, 2018  The winning entry from our new writing competition, Polly Churchill’s Aspidistra Resistance is about women, their priorities, experiences and the attitudes that inform and shape their place in time. Three women. Three different decades. One compelling story. Running time: 140 minutes including interval NB: There are flashing lights in the performance and recommended for 16+ yrs   Director: Joanna Ostrowska Cast: Verity – Rebecca Law John and Mike – Laurens Whittingham Elaine – Kelly-Kim Cranstoun Tony – Tom […]

25 Jun 2018

Toad of Toad Hall

8pm July 17-21, 2018  The infamous escapades of Toad leading to his imprisonment, escape, and subsequent fight with the weasels and stoats to regain his home, Toad Hall. Running time: TBC   Director: Tom Melly Cast: Mole – Steph Urquhart Rat – Alaska Couprie Badger – Ross McKenzie Toad – Simon Gleisner Chief Weasel & Ensemble – Audrey Lindsay Ensemble #1 – Anna Callender Ensemble #2 – Andrew Gaitskell Ensemble #3 – Jackie Burch Ensemble #4 – Philip Cohen Ensemble #5 – Deborah […]

25 May 2018

The Misanthrope

8pm July 3-7, 2018  Considered one of the greatest comedies of all time, The Misanthrope highlights the absurdities of social and literary pretension, focusing on Alceste, a man quick to criticise the faults of others, yet remaining blind to his own. Running time: TBC   Director: Naomi Liddle Cast: Alceste – Mark Vinson John – Christopher Vian-Smith Jennifer – Grace MacDougall Marcia – Helen Chadney Ellen – Ify Ugboma Covington – Owen Chidlaw Alex – Alex Watts Julian – Tom Watts […]