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23 May 2021

Announcing Our Autumn Season at BLT

Living Together by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Pauline Armour. Thursday October 7 to Saturday October 16 (10 performances including Sunday 10 October) and at Hever in August Following the success of Ayckbourn’s classic comedy ‘Round and and Round the Garden’ in January 2020, we bring ‘Living Together’ to BLT – another of the plays in the award winning trilogy of ‘The Norman Conquests’. Please note: this play has already been cast – details to follow.

23 May 2021

Announcing Our Autumn Season at BLT

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff, directed by Colleen Batson. Thursday September 9 to Saturday September 18 (10 performances including Sunday 12 September). Spanning a twenty year period from 1949, this true story is based on the dramatization of business letters between Helene Hanff, a young, struggling writer in New York and Frank Doel, the owner of  an antiquarian book store in London. In a sense, these are also love letters. They are about the love of good literature. AUDITIONS: Sunday […]

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 […]