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30 Jan 2017

Little Light: The Director’s View

Jason Salmon talks about directing Little Light by Alice Birch which opens next week. This is the second Alice Birch play you’ve directed. What draws you to her work? There are several things, the first being how she writes the characters. I find that regardless of the subject of the play, all the characters feel very real; they each have traits that I see in me or those around me which instantly makes me connect with and relate to them. I […]

26 Jan 2017

SLT Turns 50 Today!!

According to a piece found in the 1974 January Bar & Social News section of that month’s newsletter, SLT had its 7th birthday on January 26th. That means SLT turns 50 … today. 1967 was the year of our first production The Alchemist by Ben Jonson. Performances ran from October 30 – November 4. For SLT, 1967 is an historic year and we will be celebrating our 50 years over the next 12 months with several socials, 50th anniversary merchandise and the […]

26 Jan 2017

Casting Announcement: Dancing At Lughnasa

Lisa Thomas announces her cast for Dancing at Lughnasa: “I’m delighted to announce the cast for our late March show, Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel. Some very strong people auditioned and I was able to cast a couple of genuine Irish actors (though none from Donegal, where the play is set) and several others who have ‘proved their Irish’ in a range of other plays. This lyrical tale of five Donegal sisters and the events of the summer of 1936 […]

25 Jan 2017

Donation: As Easy As Sending A Text!

You can now send a donation to the SLT Restoration project anytime, anywhere by texting from your phone! You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 by texting the amount after SLTC67 to the number 70070. So for example, if you want to send £10 you would type: SLTC67  £10 and send the text to the number 70070. Try it, I just did! Please pass on this information to anyone who may want to contribute to the theatre’s restoration. Happy […]

25 Jan 2017

Wanted: Photographers

Are you an SLT member and also a photographer? Would you like the opportunity to shoot rehearsals and dress rehearsals for publicity purposes and for our SLT historic archives? Our publicity director Bryon is compiling a list of photographers that will be available for directors to contact to check their availability to shoot their production’s dress rehearsal (and sometimes rehearsals leading up to it). If you are interested in being on this list please contact Bryon via the link below.   Photograph from […]

25 Jan 2017

SLT March Social: Quiz Night

Dust off your thinking trousers as Guy Jones masterminds the first SLT Quiz of 2017 in aid of the twin causes of the building restoration fund and social larks. £2 entry per person, teams of 6. Be there or be….somewhere less clever. Follow this link for more information about the event.

16 Jan 2017

Man From Earth

8pm February 28 – March 4, 2017 When university professor John Oldman unexpectedly resigns, his startled colleagues impulsively go to his home to press him for an explanation, but what he tells them is too unbelievable to be true … or is it?   Director: Bob Callender Cast: John Oldman – Chaz Doyle Harry – Jerome Kennedy Dan – Tom Melly Art Jenkins – Daniel Kelly Will Gruber – Peter Bond Linda Murphy – Naomi Wynter Sandy – Victoria Maytom Edith – […]

16 Jan 2017

Casting Announcement: Man From Earth

Bob Callender is thrilled to announce his cast for SLT’s production in late February, Jerome Bixby’s Man From Earth adapted by Richard Schenkman: John Oldman – Chaz Doyle Harry – Jerome Kennedy Dan – Tom Melly Art Jenkins – Daniel Kelly Will Gruber – Peter Bond Linda Murphy – Naomi Wynter Sandy – Victoria Maytom Edith – Kay Anderson The show runs from February 28 until March 4, 2017. Rehearsals began at the beginning of January.

14 Jan 2017

Little Light

8pm February 7-11, 2017 Reminiscing. Once a year to tell stories. To share little bits of our little lives. A house by the sea. Teddy wants more light. He’s knocked that staircase down. Alison is soaked through. She’s livid. Clarissa’s ready to burst. It’s the day of the annual dinner. They can’t keep meeting like this. An explosive family drama that is dark, strange and often funny. It asks why is routine and ritual so important and can we ever let […]

22 Dec 2016

Restoration Project On ‘London Live’ News

The South London Theatre’s restoration of the Old Fire Station in West Norwood made the news this week when a crew from London Live came down to interview architect Paul Sharrock from Thomas Ford & Partners, Stuart Holbey from Heritage Lottery and our very own Tom Mathias & Jenny Mclaughlin who all talked about the project, which is being carried out by Ash Contracting Ltd, and what it means for SLT and the local West Norwood community.