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Month: February 2022

SW Londoner articles cover the campaign

SW Londoner Magazine has covered The Friends campaign in two recent articles by Henry Bird: Ten theatres added to annual ‘Theatres at Risk’ register, highest number since 2013 Streatham Hill Theatre marks fourth year on ‘Theatres at Risk’… Read More

Over 80 programmes donated to the archive

We have received a kind donation of 86 Streatham Hill Theatre programmes for our archive, from Edge Hill University. We thank their Professor of Theatre Praxis in the Department of Creative Arts who found them in their store… Read More

Neil Heayes recalls shows at Streatham Hill Theatre 📻


Neil Heayes recorded an interview with Natalie Dunton for the British Library Theatre Archive Project on 16th January 2008. He was a resident of Streatham and talks of seeing shows at the Streatham Hill Theatre in his two-part… Read More

Prof. Ian McKillop recalls seeing significant productions at Streatham Hill Theatre 📻


The late Professor Ian MacKillop recorded an interview with T K Vincent for the British Library Theatre Archive Project on 10th November 2003. He was born in Bromley in 1939 and was a scholarship pupil at Dulwich College…. Read More

RAF Aerial Photo shows WW2 Theatre Bomb Damage

The RAF Aerial Photo collection 1945-49 shows the damage suffered by Streatham Hill Theatre as a result of being hit by a flying bomb in 1944. Note the hole in the roof and the south wall, and what… Read More

A Call to Action – Securing the future of London’s theatres

The Society of London Theatre has published a new report raising awareness of the specific needs of London’s historic theatres and their role as a vital asset to the city’s night time economy, central to pandemic recovery. Although… Read More

10 theatres added to the 2022 Theatres at Risk Register

Theatres Trust, the charity that campaigns to protect the UK’s theatres, has published its annual Theatres at Risk Register. 10 theatres have been added to the 2022 Register, far more than in any recent years, as the impact… Read More

Streatham Hill Theatre as an inspiration to artists

Even before it opened, the Streatham Hill Theatre has inspired artists and illustrators. Watercolour by David Wilson David Wilson, who was living nearby painted the construction of the theatre in 1928 – 1929. The watercolour is a charming… Read More