17 Feb 2021

Lunch Girls

March 25-27th, 2021  Running time: TBC Join us for a special online performance of Lunch Girls by Ron Hart Synopsis: It’s the mid 1980s and a group of women are trying to arrange, by phone, to have lunch together, but life keeps getting in the way! We listen in to their calls as they voice their problems and concerns and we discover what goes on behind the scenes for “ladies who lunch”. Tickets must be purchased in advance via Ticketsource […]

15 Feb 2021

Casting Announcement: Lunch Girls

Hayley Thomas announces her cast for our special Zoom performance of Lunch Girls by Ron Hart. “It’s the mid 1980s and a group of women are trying to arrange, by phone, to have lunch together but life keeps getting in the way! The auditions were great and it was a difficult choice to pick just 4 out of 12! I wish I could have cast them all!” – Hayley Thomas   Cast: Jay – Liz Glazzard Vee – Samantha Golton […]

15 Feb 2021

Poetry & Monologue Evening

South London Theatre is pleased to present a virtual evening of poetry and monologues. There will be several performers, all drawn from our membership, reading a poem or monologue that is no longer than 3 minutes. Tickets are free but must be purchased in advance via Ticketsource Running time: TBC  

30 Jan 2021

200 Club Draw – January 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress this month and next, deputising for our glamorous humans.   The take-up for top-up counters recently was fairly good, and there are now just 61 counters left available for anyone wishing to join the 200 Club and be in with the chance of winning cash each month.   You can register in your SLT account […]

29 Jan 2021

In Memoriam: Freda Daffern 1937 – 2021

We are so very sorry to share the sad news that Freda Daffern, a loyal member and mum of our General Secretary, Fiona Daffern, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on 15 January. Freda was originally from Derby, where her love of theatre started as a member of the Derby Players. After marriage to Tony in 1959, they moved to Blackpool for work and brought up their family there. After Tony’s death she moved first to Australia and then to […]

18 Jan 2021

200 Club Top-Up Shares

2020 SLT revenue via membership was down against 2019 every month from March to December, sometimes by more than 50%! So if you are already a 200 Club Member and want to help support SLT that bit more during these difficult times, you can now top up your shareholding by buying one or more top-up counters, (up to a maximum total holding of 10 counters.) The optional extra is now live in your membership login. Just click ‘Payment’ online or […]

16 Jan 2021

Update from Building Preservation Trust (BPT)

Two of our long standing trustees stepped down at our BPT AGM held on the 29th of December. Carole Coyne and Geoff Lill have spent 14 years each on the committee and have seen us through the entire refurbishment project.  They have both agreed to work on a couple of projects until the Spring when our current funding ends, where we hope to have completed the improvements to the air handling system. Carole was our main liaison with the contractors […]

16 Jan 2021

Welcome: Youth & Adult Learning Officer

We’re delighted to introduce our new Youth and Adult Learning Officer, Teresa Donoghue – a role funded by the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund. Teresa will be responsible for kickstarting our adult learning programme and re-invigorating our youth group.  I am a long time resident  of West Norwood and have been involved in community projects for many years. I have worked extensively in the education and charity sectors, specialising in learning in the community. In particular working with local communities,familie young people and […]

15 Jan 2021

New Online Courses – FREE to SLT members

Thanks to DCMS funding, we’re delighted to to offer three online courses starting soon, which are free to SLT members. Each member can apply for a free place on one course. If you wish to join in with more than one course, as long as there are places, you can pay a fee to join. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa at training@southlondontheatre.co.uk You can register for your place via the Membership System on the LoveAdmin app. Simply […]

15 Jan 2021

SLT in the Community

Just before Christmas, we were awarded DCMS funding to help cover overheads, pay salaries and support adult learning. By being #HereForCulture, we aren’t just supporting the people in the industry, we’re also supporting communities across the country. Here’s just a few of our community highlights over the Christmas period.  The FEST Norwood team put together a whole host of activities throughout December, including Christmas crafts with Jennifer Nettles. 50 packs of craft materials were sent out to local families using […]