24 Jun 2022
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Auditions: SLT Summer Shorts

August 10-13, 2022 Directed by various – details below General information ACTORS – Welcome to the Summer Shorts! We are now ready to audition for the many many parts available. We have a great selection of pieces with something for everyone. There is historical drama to hysterical comedy. Please get in touch with the directors directly to register your interest in any of the parts detailed. Auditions will be a hybrid of Zoom and in person across the week beginning […]

21 Jun 2022

Twelfth Night – the Director’s Preview

Janine Wunsche introduces Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, her first show at SLT and upcoming 28 June – 2 July 2022. What drew you to directing this particular Shakespeare? Initially I was thinking that the comedy was what everyone needed after lockdown, and a trip to a warm sunny setting (after no-one had had a holiday for years) prompted me to set the play on a beach. But this comedy has a fantastic mix of styles. It moves from romantic comedy, to […]

18 Jun 2022

A Song at Twilight by Noël Coward

November 8-12, 2022 Directed by Doug Dunn Auditions Sunday July 10, 10am Monday July 11, 8pm General information Rehearsals will take place on Wednesday and Friday evenings, 8pm to 10pm and Sundays 1pm to 4.30pm. Rehearsals will start on Sunday 28 August (with no rehearsal on Friday 2 September). The actor playing Hugo Latymer will be needed for as many rehearsals as possible. The company will rehearse throughout September and October and full cast and crew are needed for the […]

18 Jun 2022

The Children by Lucy Kirkwood

October 11-15, 2022 Directed by Rob Wallis Auditions Sunday July 3, 10am Monday July 4, 8pm General information Includes dark themes, such as cancer. One role may require use of bald cap and wig – TBC. Synopsis “Retired people are like nuclear power stations. We like to live by the sea.” Former nuclear scientists Rose and Robin live quietly, unassumingly, in a remote seaside cottage. Food and power are both strictly rationed, but Rose has yoga to keep her occupied […]

17 Jun 2022

200 Club Draw – May 2022 Results

The Big Red Tombola was back on Tuesday 31st May for the May 2022 draw. Enjoy our video of the draw and Congrats to our winners!   There are 34 remaining shares left. Claim yours or get more now under ‘Optional Extras’ in your membership login, (Instructions are in the video) or the LoveAdmin app to be in with the chance of winning cash prizes every month!

15 Jun 2022
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South London Theatre Podcast: Episode 12 – The Habit of Art

Episode 12 of the South London Theatre Podcast We talk to director Andy Webb about his production of Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art. Peppered with Bennett’s usual sharp wit and full of theatrical in-jokes, complete with a play within a play, listen to Andy talk about the play, as well as his experience at SLT. Check out Episode 12: The Habit of Art Tickets are on sale for The Habit of Art running Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 June.

07 Jun 2022

Submissions now open for 2023

We want to start planning our 2023 season, to commence in February following our Youth show which will kick off the new programme. We’re planning the entire year this time, not just a six-month season, but we do appreciate that in the course of a year things can change – we can but plan! So – our submissions window is now open, with a deadline of midnight at the end of Sunday 7 August.  If you’re keen to submit a […]

06 Jun 2022

The Habit of Art – the Director’s Preview

Andy Webb introduces The Habit of Art by Alan Bennett, our upcoming show running 14 – 18 June 2022. What is it about this particular Alan Bennett play that appeals to you? It’s witty, as you’d expect from a Bennett play. But also structurally it’s very clever. Bennett began with the idea of an imaginary meeting, thirty years after their catastrophic falling out, between poet W H Auden and composer Benjamin Britten, once great friends and artistic collaborators. There’s so […]

30 May 2022

South London Theatre Podcast: Episode 11 – Hapgood

Episode 11 of the South London Theatre Podcast We talk to director Lisa Thomas about her production of Tom Stoppard’s Hapgood. This witty spy drama by the world-renowned playwright is rarely performed. Listen to Lisa talk about the play, as well as her experience at SLT, and hear from Jude Benning about some of the research she has done in preparing to play the eponymous role. Check out Episode 11: Hapgood Tickets are on sale for Hapgood running Tuesday 31 May […]

30 May 2022
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The Last of the Pelican Daughters by The Wardrobe Ensemble

September 27-October 1, 2022 Directed by Han Evans Synopsis In folklore, pelican mothers feed their young on their own blood. Today, four sisters are trying to come to terms with their mother’s death – and divide their mother’s house between them. Mum’s presence still seeps through the ceiling and the floors. The Pelican Daughters are home for the last time. First performed in 2019 and produced in collaboration with Complicite, this play written by The Wardrobe Ensemble is a blunt, […]