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Crown & Sceptre reopens

A while back we heard that the Crown and Sceptre was closing and at risk. We’re pleased to hear it has reopened under new management, who say: “We are thrilled to announce that the Crown and Sceptre has… Read More

New issue of theatre history book for 93rd birthday

The 20th November 2022 is the 93rd anniversary of the opening of Streatham Hill Theatre in 1929. To celebrate we have reprinted John Cresswell’s fascinating book The Streatham Hill Theatre: The story of a suburban theatre. This issue… Read More

Update: Theatre being de-Bingo’ed!

After the sale of the freehold of Streatham Hill Theatre to Ruach City Church, the leaseholders Merkur have been clearing out their bingo fittings, including external signage. From Land Registry documents we understand that Merkur’s slot machine operation… Read More

Campaign continues after theatre ownership change

Back in July 2022 we heard that the theatre freehold had been sold again, to Ruach City Church. Since then, we have held our AGM and Campaign meetings to update and discuss our plans. Ruach have been in… Read More

Theatre sold again, this time to a large church

We heard on 29th June that the theatre freehold was to be sold again, and this was confirmed on Friday 1st July. The property company Hold Land South East Ltd who recently bought the theatre for £2.76m as… Read More

Broadcast journalism student video features the campaign 📺

Today, broadcast journalism students at the University of Westminster have published online a student documentary featuring Sherwood star, and campaign Patron, Robert Glenister, and others, covering the history of Streatham Hill Theatre, its importance, and the campaign to… Read More

Two more high profile Patrons

David Harewood, MBE and Jools Holland, OBE, DL have today become Patrons of The Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre campaign to find a sustainable solution to the future of the building, and promote its return to use as… Read More

Streatham Hill Theatre added to SAVE Britain’s Heritage Buildings at Risk Register 2022

Today, 29th June, Save Britain’s Heritage (SAVE), has added Streatham Hill Theatre to its Buildings at Risk Register 2022 which highlights historic buildings whose future is uncertain, and ultimately seeks to return them to use and secure the… Read More

Notice of AGM 13th July 2022

NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre will be held at Vinters Studio 2, 1b Sunnyhill Road, London SW16 2UG at 8pm on Wednesday 13th July 2022 to transact… Read More

Marking 60 years since ‘The Rehearsal’ closed Streatham Hill Theatre

9 June 2022 marks the sad fact that it’s been 60 years since Streatham Hill Theatre – once THE place for West End transfers – last staged a theatrical performance before becoming a bingo hall. When the curtain… Read More