09 Oct 2017

Announcing the SLT 2018 Season

Theatre Committee are thrilled to announce the plays in our 2018 Season which include family & youth shows, our new writing competition winner, musicals, contemporary plays and much-loved classics. For more about each play visit our 2018 Season Page here. Four will be staged at our current home at Stanley Halls and then in April when we return to the Old Fire Station in West Norwood we will stage a further 15 productions. The new season welcomes 5 new directors […]

05 Oct 2017

Edith in the Dark

8pm November 14-18, 2017 Celebrated children’s author Edith Nesbit (The Railway Children, Five Children & It) retreats to her attic writing room with her housekeeper and an unexpected, handsome guest, during one of her husband’s tiresome parties. As midnight swiftly approaches, Edith gives a reading of her work. Not one of her cherished children’s tales, but her terrifying early horror stories. As the stories unfold it becomes clear all is not what it seems… someone in the attic is hiding a […]

04 Oct 2017

Bette & Joan The Final Curtain – A First Time Director’s Perspective

Bryon Fear spoke with Caroline Beckett and asked her to describe her experiences making her directorial debut for SLT. This is your first time as a director even though you’ve performed many times as an actor. What made you want to direct? I’ve been assistant director a few times, and after really enjoying doing Stones in his Pockets last year I just thought I’d give it a go. As much as anything else I wanted to see if I could […]

28 Sep 2017

God of Carnage

8pm October 31 – November 4, 2017 A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters …   Director: Simon Gleisner Cast: Michael Novak – Chaz Doyle Veronica Novak – Jade Fane Annette Raleigh – Lucie […]

21 Sep 2017

Job Vacancy: Learning & Engagement Officer

SLT’s Building Preservation Trust Ltd. are ready to recruit the first ever staff member to take up a position in the newly restored Old Fire Station in West Norwood to engage the community and visitors with the heritage of the building. The job, Learning and Engagement Officer is an HLF funded part-time, fixed term position (June 30, 2019) with a maximum salary of £25,000 per annum (£15,000 pro rata). Please find below the complete Job Description and Equal Opportunity form […]

20 Sep 2017

What ho! It’s Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

A view of the upcoming theatrical shenanigans by Bertie Wooster When Jeeves shimmied in this morning, bearing the customary a.m. reviver, he murmured something about penning a few words on the subject of my forthcoming theatrical adventure. I knocked back the concoction (a family recipe he will not be induced to share with me, though I am confident tomato juice must feature somewhere on the list of ingredients), felt the mental upheaval that is a natural consequence of a convivial […]

18 Sep 2017

Only Five Weeks Left

SLT has only 5 weeks left to raise the money needed to complete a FULL restoration of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood. The restoration project is at a critical point. The generous donation from the HLF and other donors has enabled SLT to save our historic building allowing us to provide once again a cultural arts centre and a vital community hub in the heart of West Norwood. If we do not reach our target in 5 weeks […]

18 Sep 2017

The Great Christmas Vaudeville Extravaganza

We are thrilled to finally announce that our Christmas production will be a Vaudeville variety show encompassing music, comedy, sketches, song and dance, magic – showcasing the many talents of our membership and youth group. There will be plenty of opportunity for audiences to be involved as we invite them to dress up and take part in the singalongs and yuletide festivities. Performances will be based around a broad timescale that will allow us to include songs and sketches that […]

14 Sep 2017

Casting Announcement – Edith in the Dark

Director, Catherine Raku-Evans announces her cast for Edith in the Dark by Philip Meeks: “Big thanks to all of the people who came to audition. It was wonderful to hear parts of the play read by such a wide variety of talented people. As a result, the decision making took some careful thought. We are very excited to start working with our cast. “ – Catherine Raku-Evans   Edith – Penny Thomas Gausto – Tom Watts Biddy – Eileen Coan Edith in the Dark runs from November […]

12 Sep 2017

Vote For SLT To Win The M&S Energy Award

SLT was shortlisted as one of 7 selected charities eligible for the M&S Energy Award announced last week and the voting is now open. There’s £300,000 available to support renewable energy projects and technologies across the UK and you can have your say in who receives up to £12,000 by simply casting a vote, and spreading the word about your favourite. SLT are currently in 3rd place in the London region. You can help us get to the number one […]