The end of the tunnel is hopefully in sight and we can now begin to open the theatre for very limited purposes, as from 4th July. We have prepared important protocols to keep everyone safe which MUST be followed. See here for details.
Great Dramatisations – BLT Does Dickens. In an attempt to keep theatre alive during this strange time, our actors and directors have been hard at work devising and rehearsing a series of scenes from Dickens’ Classics. All scenes are devised and scripted by the teams themselves, from the original books. There are 20 scenes in total, which will be released in two waves. See here for details of the scenes we will be showing. Joining details to follow shortly! Great […]
Paul Campion joins our ‘gallery’. And how did you come to be involved with BLT? Do let us know!
In common with theatres all around the world, BLT has had to close due to Covid-19. The theatre relies on ticket sales for its income. So we are asking you to consider donating the money you might have spent on tickets so that we can be in a strong position to open up as soon as it is safe to do so. If you can contribute the equivalent of the price of a ticket or two (£8 for members, £12 […]
See here for the first of many personal stories of how the BLT community has helped create our fantastic theatre!
To celebrate and share your contribution to BLT (as audience members, volunteers, front of house, back stage crews, directors and actors) we are planning a regular feature on our website and social media channels, that focuses on individual members and looks at your involvement with BLT and describes what our theatre means to you. If you would like to participate please answer the following set of questions and send with a photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org. Jacqui will organise a rolling programme […]
Charles Dickens wrote 15 novels (one uncompleted) and 5 Novellas all of which are available to read free of charge online. BLT Does Dickens will result in a dramatized scene for two actors from all 20 of his works.- so quite a big project. To engage in the project you will need to: Decide if you want to act in a scene or direct a scene or both Be prepared to research a book and find a section of dialogue […]