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Young Company

Three dynamic theatre companies for 8 – 18 year olds from across South London.


Our Front of House volunteers play a crucial role in the smooth and successful running of the theatre.

Elders Company

Two theatre companies offering drama workshops and activities for anyone aged 65 and over.

Schools, Colleges & Universities

Our relationship with schools, and other educational establishments, is at the core of all our education work.

Black Writer’s Collective

A writing group for anyone aged 18+ who identifies as Black British, Black African or Caribbean.

Community Partnerships

We work with a whole host of community groups and organisations, and always looking to connect with more…

Forge Artist Development

To mark our thirtieth year we have devised an artist support scheme to lend a helping hand towards the development of emerging companies and their work…

People’s Company

The People’s Company aims to empower creativity and give local people a voice in the future of the community.

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events but check back soon…

We Need Your Support

It’s been a difficult few years and things don’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. 

Southwark Playhouse is a registered charity that delivers a year-round programme of entertaining and enriching work yet receives no regular funding.

Why not consider making a donation to help us keep on keeping on during these tough times!

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