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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

Auditorium from North side

Report says regenerating Streatham Hill Theatre can kickstart local high street revival

An independent study published today says that restoring the dormant historic building as a centre for arts and culture “could play a major role in leading the post-Covid high-street recovery, developing the 15-minute neighbourhood, increasing localised co-working opportunities… 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 story of a suburban theatre book cover

Published: Streatham Hill Theatre – The story of a suburban theatre

The Streatham Society has published a book by John Cresswell, telling the story of Streatham’s West End style theatre from its inception in 1926 through to 2000 when it was a bingo hall. It is available from our… Read More