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02 May 2021

5 Award Nominations for BLT

We are delighted that our adaptation of The Trojan Women has received 5 award nominations in the Kent Drama Association’s Radio Play Festival Best Actor – Gerald Bishop Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Bethan Boxall Best Ensemble Acting Best Technical Achievement Best Use of Music and Sound Effects Well done to all the nominees and many thanks to the Kent Drama Association for organising such a great project. Find out more – especially the names of all involved […]

30 Apr 2021

BLT re-opening on Thursday June 3rd

As long as the government continues with the current road map we are pleased and thrilled to announce that BLT will be re-opening on Thursday June 3rd. We aim to open for booking online from May 11th. However, due to the need for socially-distanced performances there will be fewer tickets than usual on sale, so please book early! We have chosen plays that can be staged in a way which maintains social distancing and use the minimum of props. Social […]

22 Apr 2021

Que Sera Sera – What Ever WILL be WILL be: BLT Does Shakespeare

Our latest show Que Sera Sera, is going live tonight, just after Midnight (as the 22nd becomes the 23rd). “Often bawdy”, is how it’s described!

19 Apr 2021

Kent Drama radio plays

here are the links to more radio plays entered for the KDA Radio drama festival. (and don’t forget BLT’s entry below) Any date in April (and probably beyond) Beckenham Theatre Group          “Monster! The B Movie So Bad They Put It On The Radio”, by Wayne Sheridan                Willington Players            “Ricochet” by Eli Ward      Willington Players            “Socrates” by Eli Ward The Lindley Players          “Aqua Tofana” by Janet Pywell Canterbury Players          “The Story of Tom Smart” adapted from Charles Dickens https://www.buzzsprout.com/899386/3014251   […]

15 Apr 2021

WILDE WILDE WOMEN: Selected scenes from the plays of Oscar Wilde

Please join us for a celebration of the writing of Oscar Wilde as twenty actors bring you a selection of scenes from four celebrated plays – ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’, ‘An Ideal Husband’ and ‘A Woman of No Importance.’ Our ‘Wilde, Wilde Women’   along with several gentlemen will delight and confound you with their views on life, love, marriage, morality, ancestry and of course fashion. We hope that nothing will cause you to ‘resist the temptation’ […]

15 Apr 2021

The Trojan Women by Euripides – A BLT Radio Production

For the last 6 years BLT has entered the Kent Drama Association Play Festival. This year the Festival was for radio plays and many groups across Kent rose to the challenge to put together audio productions during the ‘lockdown’ period from October to March. At BLT we decided to perform the famous text of The Trojan Women by Euripides which includes several well known historical and mythical characters as well a chorus of women. This gave a large number of […]

30 Mar 2021

A VERY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE After months of restrictions and, for the vast majority of Bromley’s theatre societies, still no prospect of live performance in their venues, we would like to offer a very special opportunity for members of existing societies, those interested in participating in increasing the awareness of local arts, and those with a passion for theatre, music and more, to come together and celebrate the many talents residing in Bromley. Pauline Armour, Simon Clark, David […]

30 Mar 2021

NEW PLAY READINGS AND WORKSHOPS

Following the popularity of our play readings over ZOOM and building on the success of ‘The Sea’ which involved some forward planning by the readers there are 2 more opportunities with which you can engage: A WORKSHOP APPROACH TO EXPLORING TEXT Dave Armour will lead a group over 2 evening sessions over ZOOM Session 1. To discuss and explore a text that the whole group has read – details to follow once it is clear how many people want to […]

30 Mar 2021

‘When The Lights Go On Again’

One of our members Terry Richards has put together a light hearted entertainment constructed around a medley of famous WW2 songs. The plan is to present it to a small socially distanced audience in the BLT theatre during the day to encourage some of our members to re-connect with the theatre. There will be 2 performances daily on June 15, 16 and 17 at 11-00am (with coffee and cakes) and at 2-00pm (with afternoon tea). Follow the link for casting […]

30 Mar 2021

BLT Season from September 2021 to December 2021

We are currently planning a season of plays to be performed in the BLT main house from September through to Christmas. Because we are still uncertain about social distancing rules going forwards, we shall be announcing a series of plays that can be performed flexibly either to capacity audiences or to smaller socially distanced audiences and which enable casts and crews to work safely together. We fully intend to revert to the cancelled 2020 season as soon as things are […]