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Pantomime at Streatham Hill Theatre

Today is #PantoDay! Oh yes it is! The Streatham Hill Theatre had a long tradition of Christmas pantomimes, staging such well-known stories as Babes in the Wood, Dick Whittington and of course Sleeping Beauty. Going to a panto… Read More

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

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

More Theatre Programmes Donated

We have been sent a few old programmes from the theatre, in memory of Mr Victor and Mrs Winifred Ward who enjoyed a number of shows, including: Oklahoma Call Me Madam Zip Goes a Million South Pacific The… Read More

Do you have memories of Streatham Hill Theatre?

The Friends would love to hear any personal memories you have relating to the theatre, which we can publish here on this website. We are also interested in images and photos, videos, posters, programmes etc. relating to Streatham… Read More

The Streatham Astoria – a rival venue

The Astoria, a rival to Streatham Hill Theatre opened on Monday June 30th 1930 at 7.30 p.m. with the film Paris. It is currently a multi-screen Odeon. Geoff Gill (Former Chief Technician) gives an overview of its history on the… Read More

Campaign overview presentation launched

On our YouTube channel we now have an illustrated presentation of our campaign to date, created by our creative supporters team. Find out more about the theatre, its history and heritage and our campaign to save it.

Statement of Heritage Significance on Streatham Hill Theatre released, giving a remarkable look inside the dormant building

Today we have released information to the press: The Statement of Heritage Significance by a leading international architecture firm brings together over 100 pictures and drawings to show that the 1920’s building is a potentially well preserved time… Read More

The book “A story of a suburban theatre” now available to purchase online

The book The Streatham Hill Theatre – The story of a suburban theatre by John Cresswell is now available to buy on our new online shop. There’s limited stock so hurry for that unique Christmas present! UPDATE March… Read More

The heritage of the lighting control systems

At our campaign meeting on 15th July 2020, Matt Haskins, international lighting designer, presented an illustrated history of the lighting control systems at the theatre. His slides are available here.