24 Jul 2021

Q&A with Jamael Westman

SLT Youth Drama were delighted to welcome local South Londoner, Jamael Westman, the lead actor in the musical Hamilton, to a Q & A session.   13 of our Youth Theatre members aged between 12 and 18 met with  Jamael and ask questions about his journey into acting, his motivation and role models.   Jamael was a fantastic guest who inspired the young people to be ‘curious‘ , to look after their physical health and ‘just try things out, don’t […]

24 Jul 2021

Creative Writing Salon

SLT held its very first Creative Writing Salon with graduates from the online Creative Writing course led by author Lana Citron. Participants have been discovering and developing their creative writing skills over several weeks, receiving tips and advice from Lana and peer reviews from the other members. The group met face to face for the first time on June 24th and shared their stories with the rest of the group. It was a really enjoyable evening and the standard of […]

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  

22 Jul 2021

Casting Announcement: Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith

Jessica Osorio announces her cast for the gripping psychological thriller, Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith. 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 her New York publisher to persuade her to […]

20 Jul 2021

Announcing SLT’s 54th AGM

Save the Date! 8pm, 6 September 2021 SLT Annual General Meeting (Followed by SLT Member’s Club Annual General Meeting)   We are delighted to announce the details for the 54th SLTC AGM and 47th Members’ Club AGM, which will be held on Monday 6 September 2021.  Subject to government guidance and any ongoing restrictions on public gatherings during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the AGM will be held in person, with the opportunity for people to join via Zoom. If we […]

19 Jul 2021

The Water Harvest – The Director’s Preview

Paul Dineen introduces The Water Harvest by Chris Lee What drew you to directing this play? I saw The Water Harvest shortly after arriving in England in 2007. With the exchange rate of the Aussie dollar inverse to that of West End ticket prices, I found myself seeking smaller venues, ones that produced new works and tried new things. I became a regular at Theatre 503, tucked above the Latchmere pub in Battersea. [An Aussie in a pub… in Clapham? […]

19 Jul 2021

Casting Announcement: Silence/Night by Harold Pinter

Panit Chantranuluck announces her cast for the Pinter double Bill, Silence/Night. “If you think about Pinter you will think about a “pause” This past year, we surely had enough “pause” to last us a life time, but I’m glad to say that we are ready to “pause” again with our cast. Thank you everyone who came to audition, and we look forward to seeing you again to listen to the silence of the night of the performance. “ – Panit […]

15 Jul 2021


Following on from the success of the FEST Shorts in recent years, SLT are delighted to announce that we will be hosting three nights of new writing on August 12- 14. Our deadline for playwrights and directors has now passed, but we’re still looking for actors to express their interest in taking part. ACTORS:   Please express an interest by 6pm on July 15th   You must be available for: Auditions before 23rd July  Rehearsals from at least 25th July (evening and weekends) […]

14 Jul 2021

Virtual SLT Play Reading Group – Summer Break

SLT Virtual Play Reading Group Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Virtual Play Readings. We’ll be taking a  break for the Summer, so there will be no readings in July and August. Keep an eye on the website for future dates.

28 Jun 2021

Casting Announcement: The Memory Of Water

Charlotte Benstead announces her cast for The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson. “I thought what we all needed to get us out of a pandemic was a dark family comedy where the action takes place in the bedroom of a recently deceased matriarch. Thanks to all those who came to our virtual and in real life auditions. Welcome to 5 new members.” – Charlotte Benstead The Memory Of Water (L-R) Mary – Marysia Skwarka Catherine – Sari Easton Teresa […]