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
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.
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 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, 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 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