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Bingo at SHT in the 1970s

Streatham Hill Theatre – a Memory by Peter Gauci.

Peter Gauci became the general manager of Streatham Hill Theatre in 1973, managing the Mecca Social/Bingo club. It was the flagship club of the company and was every manager’s dream to run it.  He documented his memories on… Read More

Simon Callow, CBE

Our Patron Simon Callow on Pantomime

As a six-year-old, Simon Callow first attended a pantomime at Streatham Hill Theatre. In this article from the Guardian newspaper in 2005 he talks about his experiences with pantomime since…


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

First appearances in London since war began

Flyer for ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the Streatham Hill Theatre from 23rd October 1939, annotated by Lucy Awdry: ‘All Star Cast, their first appearance in London since war began’. In September 1939 all cinemas and theatres… Read More