• Off main stage,  Past Production,  Recent

    Splendour

    Performances for Splendour, written by Abi Morgan and directed by Hilary Jennings, took place on Wednesday 17 to Saturday 20 July 2019. The play was held at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington. Synopsis In the opulent drawing room of a beautiful state residence a photojournalist awaits the return of a dictator. She is here to take his portrait – but he is late, very late. The dictator’s wife, her best friend and an interpreter wait with her. Outside as snow falls a revolution breaks out. Inside as the world turns, the four women’s secrets and suspicions are revealed. Cast…

  • Main stage,  Past Production

    Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

    Our last production was Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, directed by Tom Morgan. Performances took place on Wednesday 29 May to Saturday 1 June at Chestnut Grove Academy. Cast Paul Dagley – Dirk Gently Edmund Fargher – Richard MacDuff Paul…

  • Current Production,  Main stage,  Recent

    Shakespeare’s Richard III

    Our February production will be Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by Julie Weston. Performance dates will be Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 February 2020 (during half term) and the play will be held at Chestnut Grove Academy. Synopsis Richard III, written…

  • Main stage,  Past Production,  Recent

    Stage Door

    Our last production was Stage Door by Edna Ferber and George S Kaufman, and directed by Aidan Steer. Performances took place on Wednesday 23 to Saturday 26 October at Chestnut Grove Academy. Synopsis Set in the mid-1930s, this witty comedy…

  • Main stage,  Past Production

    Daisy Pulls It Off

    Our February production was Daisy Pulls It Off  written by Denise Deegan and directed by Emma Crocombe.  Performances were held from Wednesday 20 to Saturday 23 February 2019 at Chestnut Grove Academy Theatre. Synopsis Starting a new school is never easy,…

  • Main stage,  Past Production

    My Boy Jack

    Southside’s October 2018 production was My Boy Jack by David Haig. The play took a look at how Rudyard Kipling’s determination to send his myopic son to war triggered a bitter family conflict, which left him devastated by the warring passions of his…

  • Main stage,  Past Production

    Summer 2018 production – The Herd

    Southside’s summer 2018 production was The Herd,  directed by Stephanie McKinley. This was award-winning actor Rory Kinnear’s first play and took a heartfelt look at an every-day family with all the complications that can bring. Where family life just doesn’t turn out the…

  • Main stage,  Past Production

    Cinderella

    Southside’s February 2018 show was Cinderella directed by Kate Parry It was based on an original script by Gail Lowe which we first performed in 1992.  It was set in the groovy 1970’s, with songs, dances and costumes to match.  Familiar heroes and villains…

  • Main stage,  Past Production

    The Children’s Hour

    Southside’s 2015 Summer production was The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman and directed by Emma Burford A serious adult play about two women who run a school for girls. After a malicious youngster starts a rumour about the two women,…