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Sir Tom Courtenay talks about Billy Liar at Streatham Hill Theatre

In this interview with photographer Stephanie Black, our Memories Project lead, Sir Tom Courtenay talks about his life as an actor, including his role in Billy Liar, the play, at Streatham Hill Theatre, which was subsequently turned into… Read More

“An’ weekends we’d go dancing / Down Streatham on the bus”

Stay Free, the 1978 song by The Clash (JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES, PAUL SIMONON, TOPPER HEADON), makes a couple of references to Streatham when it was still a centre of entertainment in the late 70’s. An’ weekends we’d… 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

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.

Jim McManus, Actor, Remembers…

Staś Smagala interviews 83-year-old retired actor and Streatham resident, Jim McManus. Jim still has a few fond memories of his days as a touring actor and working at the theatre. He played Corporal Flight and was Assistant Stage… Read More

Interview on Riverside Radio

David Harvey, our Chairman was interviewed by Riverside Radio Arts Watch on 24 March 2020 about the campaign.

Interview on Riverside Radio

David Harvey, our Chairman was interviewed by Riverside Radio on 14 February 2020 about the campaign.

Lambeth commits to exploring opportunities for Streatham Hill Theatre

Lambeth Council, 22 January 2020Questions from Councillors (PDF) From: Councillor Liz Atkins, Streatham Hill WardTo: Councillor Matthew Bennett, Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes Streatham Hill Theatre What is the council doing to ensure that the… Read More

Colin Draper on starting his career as a “third electrician” at Streatham Hill

Colin Draper started work aged 16 at Streatham Hill Theatre. He recorded his career for the British Library’s Theatre Archive Project in November 2004, interviewed by Ewan Jeffrey. There’s a transcript (PDF) available too. The interview starts with… Read More