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23 Oct 2020

Bombshells – the Director’s Preview

Jess Osorio introduces Bombshells, the second in our season of one act plays What drew you to directing this play? I was looking for a play that worked for the times we are living in, but principally one with strong and interesting female characters who felt real and who the cast and audience could engage and empathise with. I read several plays and, despite not knowing Bombshells previously, I was instantly attracted to it. The characters show their vulnerabilities and […]

23 Oct 2020

Volunteer shout-out

Love your local theatre? Come and help us make it thrive! We’re very lucky to have a brilliant band of dedicated volunteers who help to keep our box office, front of house and bar running smoothly, not to mention all the backstage work involved in a show – but we really do need to increase our volunteer pool, so if you have some time to spare, and as long as your’re a full member, we’d love for you to get […]

20 Oct 2020

Current season and activities to continue

Hello everyone I’m delighted to let you know that after careful review of the current government guidelines, the General Council has agreed that we can continue with rehearsals, performances and film nights under the new Tier 2 restrictions in London boroughs. We’ve succeeded in making the Old Fire Station Covid-secure and we’ve put in place new ways of working to make sure that all activities are socially-distanced and do not involve people mixing. This is going to be challenging, but […]

18 Oct 2020

A Super Happy Story …

Rescheduled Dates: June 29-July 4 Running time: TBC A fun, silly and sad show for anyone whose brain isn’t always on their side. Sally’s a happy person. She doesn’t let little things get her down and almost never cries. But she’s got an illness. It makes her feel like she isn’t the person she wants to be….But she doesn’t want anyone to know about it. Director: Mark Ireson Cast Sally – Maeve Curry Ensemble– Emily Windham Ensemble – Daniel Paul

17 Oct 2020

Casting Announcement: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

Mark Ireson announces his cast for A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) “A play with songs about depression isn’t perhaps the easiest sell, so we were delighted that more than 20 of you who turned out to audition. The standard was very high, making it difficult to narrow them down for call backs, let alone making the final selection. We literally could have cast it 3 times over. Maeve Curry plays the principal character Sally; the other two […]

13 Oct 2020

Being Friends / Lost

Rescheduled Dates; From June 15 Running time: One hour Two plays depicting a chance meeting of strangers, overshadowed by war. In a Kentish field in 1944 a young man and a conscientious objector make a fierce bond, while in 1982 one mother’s life is affected greatly by the Falklands War. Director: Lisa Thomas Cast Being Friends Oliver – Jacob Smith Eric – Will Howells Lost May – Caroline Beckett Geoffrey – Robert Wallis

12 Oct 2020

Your next visit to SLT

If you’ve been to one of our film nights recently, or you’ve visited any of the West End theatres, you’ll know that things are being done a little differently these days to keep everyone safe. We thought you might like to have few details about the steps we’re taking at the Old Fire Station to make sure we’re complying with the law, but more importantly to protect our visitors and volunteers. The building Cleaning, cleaning and more cleaning. Apart from […]

12 Oct 2020

Black History Month – Film Night

SLT is delighted to announce a selection of short films for Black History Month celebrating black excellence. The event is being curated by local resident and SLT member, Rob Tavernier, who has had a long career in TV as a Producer.  Join us for his selection of shorts which celebrate Black excellence in the field of film making. The films will cover a variety of styles from drama, horror, comedy to animation and showcase some of the best Black talent […]

12 Oct 2020

Casting Announcement: Being Friends and Lost

Lisa Thomas announces her cast for Being Friends and Lost. “Thank you to all the excellent people who auditioned for the Robert Holman double Bill, Being Friends and Lost. I’m very pleased to announce the following casting. The eagle-eyed may recognise one or two of the cast from Jumpers for Goalposts earlier this year” – Lisa Thomas   Being Friends Oliver – Jacob Smith Eric – Will Howells Lost May – Caroline Beckett Geoffrey – Rob Wallis Being Friends and […]

09 Oct 2020

The Bet – the Director’s Preview

Barry Heselden introduces The Bet, the first of our season of one act plays What was it that attracted you to this play? At first glance this may seem like a simple story. Four friends, given the choice between serving a long prison sentence or the death penalty, discuss which they would choose. But when a challenge is laid down by the host and one of the characters offers to be incarcerated for ten years, the story starts to take […]