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Theatres Trust considers theatre still at risk in 2024 ๐Ÿ“บ

Streatham Hill Theatre remains at risk in the 2024 At Risk Register maintained by Theatres Trust. “We have just published our annual list of theatres under threat of permanent closure, redevelopment, or demolition across the UK. This yearโ€™s Theatres… Read More

Theatres fit for the future ๐Ÿ“บ

Theatres Trust talks about its plans to support UK theatres, across four key themes: resilience, environmental sustainability, inclusion and placemaking. This video features our Patrons, Simon Callow and Samira Ahmed.

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Consent for Work on Listed Buildings ๐Ÿ“บ

The Theatres Trust ran a useful webinar today about planning and listed building consent for heritage buildings. Did you know:

Jill Stanford remembers her father Jack Stanford and Streatham Hill Theatre ๐Ÿ“บ

Jill Stanford is the daughter of Jack Stanford the Dancing Fool, who was an eccentric tap dancer mime artist. She has wonderful memories of going to the Streatham Hill Theatre to see her father in a production of… Read More

Grandson of Theatre Creator Hugh Sewell Kingdon visits Streatham Hill ๐Ÿ“บ

Christopher Hugh Kingdon, the grandson of Hugh Sewell Kingdon, who created the Theatre and the nearby Locarno, along with his family, visited Streatham Hill. Our Memories project lead Stephanie Black asked Chris to tell us about his grandfather… Read More

Broadcast journalism student video features the campaign ๐Ÿ“บ

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

Sir Tom Courtenay talks about Billy Liar at Streatham Hill Theatre ๐Ÿ“บ

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… Read More

“An’ weekends we’d go dancing / Down Streatham on the bus” ๐ŸŽต

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

Ted de Poitiers remembers… ๐Ÿ“บ

Ted de Poitiers is 92 years old but still remembers the joys of visiting Streatham Hill Theatre backstage, as a child of 10. He talks in this video interview (with subtitles) with photographer Stephanie Black, our Memories Project… Read More

Streatham MP’s Motion in Parliament Highlights Campaign ๐Ÿ“บ

Our Streatham MP, Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Lab) presented a motion ‘that this House has considered support for small businesses in Streatham during the covid-19 outbreak’ and highlighted that ‘there has been an enthusiastic local campaign to reopen the historically listed… Read More