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Month: November 2021

Jim McManus remembers Streatham Hill Theatre

Jim McManus is a Streatham resident and retired actor who remembers the Streatham Hill Theatre. He played Corporal Flight and was Assistant Stage Manager on Simple Spymen at Streatham Hill Theatre in October 1961, which had a famous cast including… Read More

Riverside Radio interview about Heritage at Risk listing

Elliot Turnbull hears from David Harvey, Renato Balsadonna and Simon Callow why the preservation of Streatham Hill theatre is of utmost importance. It’s been added to the National Heritage At Risk Register.

Happy 92nd Birthday – Memories of Streatham Hill Theatre

Today, 20th November 2021, is the 92nd birthday of Streatham Hill Theatre. The theatre opened in 1929, a few days late due to unfinished work – it had been due to open on the 18th – with the… Read More

Katy Manning reminisces about Streatham Hill Theatre

Katy Manning is a well-known actress and former resident of Streatham, and remembers the Streatham Hill Theatre. She talks in this video interview (with subtitles) with photographer Stephanie Black, our Memories Project lead. A transcript (PDF) is available.

Simon Callow talks about Streatham Hill Theatre

Simon Callow, well-known actor, writer and director, was born in Streatham and saw his first pantomime, starring Jimmy Edwards, at the Streatham Hill Theatre, aged 5. In this video interview (with subtitles) with photographer Stephanie Black, our Memories… Read More

Streatham Hill Theatre added to the national Heritage At Risk Register

Streatham Hill Theatre has been added to the national Heritage At Risk Register of most valued historic places and those most at risk of being lost. Photo: From left to right: From The Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre:… Read More