‘I applaud the Friends’ campaign to bring this wonderful theatre back to life and help make Streatham the place to visit for creative entertainment, as it used to be many years ago.’
Actor Robert Glenister lived in Streatham for several years. He made his first television appearance in the sitcom Sink or Swim. Robert went on to appear in numerous TV dramas and series such as Soldier Soldier, Doctor Who, Cold Feet, Only Fools and Horses, A Touch of Frost, Spooks, George Gently, Midsomer Murders, Vera, Curfew, Prime Suspect, Close to the Enemy and The Musketeers. However, he is probably best known for his starring role in the BBC drama Hustle. His films include Villain, The Aeronauts, Double Date and Live by Night. In the theatre, Robert has played Sorin in The Seagull, Bob Boothby in Never So Good, Lord Goring in An Ideal Husband and Astov in Uncle Vanya amongst many others. Robert is well known for his performances in numerous BBC Radio Drama productions and for his narrations of Audiobooks.