STAND UP COMEDY WORKSHOPS

THE LONDON COMEDY COURSE train over 300 comics a year and use headline comics who play venues such as 'Jongleurs' as tutors.  5* rated for the past three years by QYPE.com.

All courses are aimed at the beginner and range from 3 hour taster sessions to 6 week Monday evening courses with a showcase at the end.

Recent students have won numerous competitions including LOADED magazine  comic of the year.   Great thing to try for fun, for a hobby or as many of our students found a new source of income and career.

We are happy that THE LONDON COMEDY COURSE have been based in our venue for it's 5th  year now.

See www.londoncomedycourse.com   for full info    PRICES FROM £45

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The London Theatre present 

Directed by Harry Denford

Tues 16th  to Sun 21st Oct   £15   8pm  (Sun 6pm) £5 members for Weds performance

OTHELLO  - All female cast

by William Shakespeare

Following the successful run of a all female 'Twelfth Night' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' this year directed by our artistic director.   We bring this all female production which tells the story of a powerful general of the Venetian army, Othello, whose life and marriage are ruined by a conniving, deceitful, and envious soldier, Iago.

Box office 0208 694 1888 or buy online HERE

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Sat 20th & Sun 21st Oct 11am - 4pm  £49  (2 day course)

ADULT ACTING & CASTING COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

Did you know our training centre is a well known casting suite for theatre and film productions and used by many companies to find actors/performers each week

Did you know that a number of our  students with no previous acting skills have been cast in professional theatre, film and TV productions as they have been spotted by our casting director while in training. 

We have decided to do a special 2 day intense course which will give you the skills to  act and do well at castings for both theatre and TV.

Past students last year have had professional lead roles in Miss Julie, Lolita and a Kids show at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks.  

Course Covers

* You will given two Shakespeare speeches working with our theatre director and casting director for 'Shakespeare in the Park' (one comical and one serious) to get you to performance and drama school audition standard.

*You will learn one modern speech and perform various scenes both scripted and improvised from plays.

*You will perform a scene from a well known Chekhov play and scenes from a 'Brechtian' style play

*  You will learn to act and sight read to the camera

* Basic stage fighting skills

*You will work on voice and accents.

* You will look at skills needed for panto, late 19th century plays and easy ways to learn lines and team acting exercises.

This course is aimed at the beginner  to acting although useful for actors wishing to get into acting and also a chance to be seen for castings

To book call 0208 694 1888

book online HERE

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Weds 24th Oct  - 7pm

Amateur Dramatic Group

New Members Night

Come and join this great 'Am Dram' group with members aged 18 ot 60's and all local.   They are casting their xmas panto soon

www.southlondonplayers.com

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Sun 28th Oct 10am - 1pm £45

STAND UP COMEDY TASTER SESSION

A 3 hour beginners comedy workshop taught by a headline comic where you will learn joke writing and mic and stage techniques.

See www.londoncomedycourse.com 

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The South London Players present

Sat 27th and  Sun 28th Oct     £12  8pm Sat (3pm and 6pm Sun)

LIZZI STREAKER (The Anachronistic Play) over 18 only

A modern take on the Greek Classic Lysistrata by Aristophanes where the women refuse their men until they stop going to war.

Book tickets HERE 

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Weds 31st Oct 7pm to late - FREE

MODEL RAILWAY FANS MONTHLY PISS UP

Come and join Colin, Keith, Colin, Derek, Colin, Derek, Colin, Keith and Keith plus some other regulars on this monthly drinkies night where you have a few beers, talk model railways, sometimes it kicks off and few punches get thrown usually over the correct wheel formation of a GWR type loco.   Remember also, Model Railways are not just used as a easy way to attract the opposite sex, it is a serious hobby.

Open to everyone,  come along and just chat model railways.  

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Thurs 1st Nov   7pm to 9.30pm   FREE

DOGS TAKE OVER THE THEATRE

Social night for any local dog owners or anyone who just wants to come along and cuddle all the mutts.   Cheap theatre bar and we have a nice garden space for poo poo's and wee wee's.  Please note dogs will be off lead in the venue and running around, no need to book just turn up.   Please call 0208 694 1888 when outside to be let in as front door will be shut. 

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Tues 6th Nov 8pm    £10 Over 18 only


NEW CROSS COMEDY CLUB


Top night of comedy with MC Lenny Sherman (Loaded mag Comic of the Year) and a host of acts


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Sat 3rd to Sunday 18th November

LEWISHAM FRINGE FESTIVAL

Two weeks of plays, film, talks, dance, music, comedy, community events, art and spoken word.  Hire rates start at £20 per show at our theatre during this festival.  Contact us on 0208 694 1888 for more info

Weds 7th

9pm Colin Gateley & Friends

A night of top class stand up

Thurs 8th Nov

7pm Lunchbreaks  £8.80 & £5.50 conc

Humans are creatures of habit. We focus on some characters as they spend part of their lunch break in a London Square ...over a period from winter to spring. Most of them have negative habits, which could, if not already, turn into addictions. Are they able to make positive change?

book tickets HERE   NOW SOLD OUT

Sat 10th Nov

7pm & 9pm The Brixton Mondays £11

This is the story of the longest running 5 a-side team in Britain. 1985-2012. “We weren’t very good – but at least we turned up” Set in a Catford Curry House. Heading into retirement, the lads relive their glory days while confronting issues of friendship and old age.  It’s an evening when secrets will out. And just who is the young man in the corner?

7pm tickets HERE

9pm tickets   HERE

Sun 11th Nov

2pm WYNDHAM LEWIS TRAVELOGUES ORATION £5.50


Performed by Laurie Sherry
Directed by Rosalie Carn

Comprising 'A Breton Innkeeper' and 'A Full-length Portrait of a Tramp', this is a spoken performance of travel sketches by the author, essayist and artist Wyndham Lewis.  Tickets  HERE

Tues 13th Nov

7pm Essa Flett (ROOTS) £5.50

A new solo performance about loss, language and cultural identity.  Tickets HERE

9pm  Colourful Greens

Join the colourful individuals of The Greens Family for a night of Romance, Drama, Suspense, Comedy and …Murder.

Weds 14th Nov

9pm Extreme Championship Improv £5.50

See the extreme improvisers battle for the Extreme Improv Championship belt in this fast paced innovative improvised sketch show. We push limits with brand new improv games created specifically for Extreme Improv and throw in extreme twists to classic favourites! Watch as our performers go to comedic war, singing in rap battles, compete with hilariously bad impressions, attempt to remember the alphabet backwards and are tied together as weird two headed abominations  Tickets HERE

Fri 16th Nov

Northampton Uni Showcase


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 Sun 2nd Dec   10am to 4pm  

London Theatre external event with Selkent Model Rail Group

BEXLEYHEATH MODEL RAIL SHOW

Twenty working layouts and 16 trade stands at one of the largest Model Railway shows in the region.   Lots to see and do.

Held at Bexleyheath Acedemy, Graham Road, Bexleyheath.

see www.modelrailwayexhibition.com for more info

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Weds 5th Dec    8pm

LAIKA -  LOST IN SPACE

First premiered in Sweden and returns to The London Theatre following its sell out run here last year

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South London Players present

Sat 2nd to Weds 6th Feb (No show Mon 4th)    £12.50

LOLITA by Vladimir Nabokov

Based on the classic novel of the same title by Vladimir Nabokov, which revolves around a middle-aged man who becomes obsessed with a teenage girl. This production raises the profile of Claire Quilty who in the book was an important but underused charecter

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