07 Sep 2017

Announcing New Writing Competition Short List

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the SLT New Writing Competition. The reading panel were impressed with both the number of entries and the quality of the scripts, which did not make deliberation easy. The play scripts were read by all on the panel and, throughout the process, the scripts were anonymised so that the panel did not know the writers of each piece. When reading the plays, the plot, characters, dialogue and the overall impression were considered. […]

06 Sep 2017

Blue Stockings – Reviews

Want a reason to see this week’s production of Blue Stockings? Here are several ….. Thursday and Friday night’s performances had already sold out by opening night and there is limited availability for Wednesday and Saturday performances. Please book in advance when you can to avoid disappointment. Check out our upcoming shows here which are now booking.

01 Sep 2017

Restoration Update – August 2017

This week we are thrilled to reveal further changes at our theatre, the Old Fire Station in west Norwood. We present today a virtual hard hat tour of all the floors of the building. As you can see, great progress has been made by Ash Contracting Ltd, though there is still a lot to do. The First and Second floors are the floors that are currently NOT funded for completion and we will only be able to open up the […]

31 Aug 2017

Behind the Scenes of Blue Stockings

Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale runs September 5-9 in the Upper Hall at Stanley Halls. We spoke with director Lily Ann Green and some of her cast about the play, its themes and staging a story that gives insight to the historic changes that were taking place in a college in Cambridge in 1896. What are the themes explored in the play? The play is set in 1896 and follows a group of young women and their teachers, all based […]

18 Aug 2017

Little Voice – Reviews

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice our last production completely sold out before opening night. Here’s a glimpse of the show if you missed it and what our audiences thought of the production. Now that audiences can book online, we are seeing more and more shows sell out and less availability for tickets on the door, so please try and book in advance when you can to avoid disappointment. Check out our upcoming shows here which are now booking.

26 Jul 2017

Step Into Our Gallery

Today we are thrilled to announce that we have launched a new gallery page which imports our existing SLT Photo Archives into this website. The original archive site has been dusted down and given a makeover by Phil Gammon and Bryon Fear who, with the help of Káit Feeney, have been updating the galleries. The archive currently goes back to shows from 2003 but we hope to keep updating the archive with older material. It will be obvious to seasoned […]

24 Jul 2017

Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain

8pm October 10-14, 2017 It’s 1989. Bette Davis is fragile, on her death bed, and realising with ever-growing horror that she is about to spend eternity with her greatest rival, Joan Crawford. This show was written and created by James Greaves, Sarah Thom & Sarah Toogood in association with Foursight Theatre Company.   Director: Cal Beckett Cast: Bette Davis – Gill Manly Joan Crawford – Helen Chadney Hedda Hopper – Audrey Lindsay Louella Parsons – Kim Goldsmith Running time: 75 Minutes with […]

24 Jul 2017

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

8pm September 26 – 30, 2017 Bertie Wooster decides to stage a one-man show revolving around his recent experiences at Totleigh Towers, only to discover on the evening that, in typical Wooster fashion, nothing has gone to plan and the show is not quite ready.   Director: Naomi Liddle Cast: Jeeves – Guy Jones Bertie Wooster – Alex Watts Seppings – Matthew Lyne Running time: TBC

24 Jul 2017

Blue Stockings

8pm September 5 – 9, 2017 Cambridge 1896. Trinity College is shocked to find the women of Girton Ladies College attending classes and holding their own intellectually. Their College Mistress is trying to change the rules but fighting for change is never easy … and when you wear heels and petticoats it’s even harder.   Director: Lily Ann Green Cast: Miss Welsh – Emma Kerby-Evans Miss Blake – Ava Grace Miss Bott – Jackie Burch Tess – Rosie Howard Carolyn – Tiffany […]

21 Jul 2017

Announcing SLT’s New Logo

The South London Theatre are thrilled to reveal their new logo. Our little man in the spotlight has been retired for something that fits the contemporary outlook of the club and its new life in the restored Old Fire Station which we will return to in 2018. Some of you will recognise the new logo which was selected by the General Council which we had already been using on our social media sites. It’s fresh and contemporary and GC felt […]