Book now for this month's unmissable award-winning drama...

Howie and Becca Corbett are parents who have all that a family could wish for until one day their world is suddenly turned upside down and changed forever.

The couple find themselves drifting perilously apart in their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places. Filled with distinctive wit and grace, the play charts the path from grief to its antidotes – love and hope.

From the pen of David Lindsay-Abaire - who also wrote the brilliant Good People, seen at BLT in 2015 - Rabbit Hole won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, was made into a film starring Nicole Kidman in 2010 and had its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre in 2016.

"An intensely emotional examination of grief, laced with wit, insightfulness, compassion and searing honesty" – Variety

8th - 16th June


...And this month's 'In the Bar' production of Alan Ayckbourn's...

Miriam has cared for her father in the family home with only the help of Alice, a nurse. On his death Miriam’s older sister Annabel comes home after over 30 years in Tasmania to find daddy has left everything to her. Alice complains to Annabel that Miriam has sacked her and to gain revenge is intent on blackmail. She says she has evidence that Miriam did away with the old man. Scatty Miriam and seemingly tough Annabel join forces to dispose of Alice, but that is not the end of the story……

This is Ayckbourn at the height of his powers, bringing us a world filled with drama, suspense, intrigue and things that go ‘bump’ in the night...

“A creepy, scarily, eerily enjoyable evening" - Sunday Times

20 - 24th June (in the Bar)


Coming soon and booking now...

Shaw's classic comedy – on which the musical My Fair Lady was based – will also be our production at Hever Castle in 2018. The famous story of the transformation of Eliza Doolittle from flower girl to lady at the hands of Professor Henry Higgins needs no further introduction.

Daring social critique, old-fashioned romance, keen character study, Pygmalion is as powerful today as it was when first written a hundred years ago.

July 6 - 14th

"I’ve poured two hundred thousand cups of tea, made four thousand six hundred medium-sized quiches and personally baked two tons of light crust pastry. And for what?"

Entertaining Angels is a bitter-sweet comedy concerning a recently-widowed vicar’s wife who, having spent a lifetime on her best behaviour suddenly enjoys the new-found freedom of being able to do and say exactly what she wants...and does! A sharp-edged and funny play filled with probing wit and touching pathos.

Sept 14 - 22nd

Please note: non-members may only book seats for Main House shows from one month before the start of each show. For cheaper seats and priority booking join BLT now!


Next auditions on Sunday 10th June

The shows auditioning are:

'Blink' - at 12 noon

(for performance in November in the Bar)

'Gaslight' - at 2pm

(for performance in November in the main house)

'The Comedy of Errors' - at 4pm

(for performance in December in the main house)

For more information visit our website auditions page

Remember, BLT auditions are open to everyone - including non-members - but you must join if cast. Good Luck...


Announcing the return of...'Sunday Nights at BLT'

Yes, they're back! Following the success of our series of one-off Sunday shows last year, we've another star-studded series lined up for Autumn. Members' booking for our first show is now open, so if you're a member click here to book now

Sunday 16 September at 7.45

'Memories of Matt Munro'

Remember Born Free, Softly As I Leave You, Portrait of my Love, Strangers in the Night? Come and hear them again from the mellow voice of Peter Snipp. His singing career includes performances at Glyndebourne, Covent Garden and Opera North. Peter also tells us the story of Matt Munro’s life with much humour thrown in.

Members’ booking now open
Public booking opens 16 August


Sunday 14 October at 7.45

'Burkitt's Back'!

Back by popular demand – Alan Burkitt, star of 42nd Street, Top Hat, Kiss Me Kate, and choreographer for the pros’ dance in Strictly Come Dancing, returns to BLT with another cabaret of song and dance. Alan appeared at BLT last year, and was such a great success, we just had to invite him back! Alan is currently starring in Kiss Me Kate in the West End and has received rave reviews. Don’t miss his starring role at BLT!”

Members’ booking opens 14 July
Public booking opens 14 September

Sunday 11 November at 7.45

'The Silence of Snow – The Life of Patrick Hamilton'

A dramatised story of the author of Gaslight - our November production. The play is written and performed by Mark Farrelly and has had four star reviews from The Spectator, Whatsonstage, and The Times. Don’t miss this dramatic one man show on the Sunday during the run of Gaslight which tells us much about the author and will contribute greatly to your enjoyment of the play.

Members’ booking opens 11 August
Public booking opens 11 October

Sunday 9 December at 7pm (Please note different time!)

'The BLT Antiques Stageshow'

Come and join us as Tim Anthonisz, who was a one-time valuer on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow will talk about his life in antiques, and will talk about and value items brought along by you (There will be a £5.00 charge for each item. Only one item per person please, and the total number of items will be restricted)

Members’ booking opens 9 September
Public booking opens 9 November


BLT regulars star at the Brockley Jack

If you find yourself down Brockley way, why not pop into The Jack theatre where BLT's Pauline and Dave Armour are staging Conor McPherson's The Night Alive until June 9th.

Many of you may know Conor McPherson from his plays The Weir (staged at BLT a few years back) and Girl From The North Country which has just finished an acclaimed run in the West End. The Night Alive is an earlier work of his and this is its first London staging in ten years.

Apart from Dave Armour the production also features BLT regulars Bethan Boxall and Howie Ripley and is not to be missed!

Nuanced and thoughtful but unflinching, packed with fantastic and authentic performances ★★★★ Fairy Powered Productions

A masterclass in set design, combined with great direction… a fascinating show ★★★★ Lastminute Theatre Tickets

First Knight Theatre have brought to life a blistering version of Conor McPherson’s intense and touching play ★★★★ London Pub Theatres

Tuesday 22nd May – Saturday 9th June at 7.30pm



Start the show with a cuppa...

Did you know that you can now treat yourself to a cup of tea or coffee before the main house productions start?

Our new self service instant hot water machine is now available at the kitchen counter.

All you have to do is follow the instructions and use the sachets provided to make a delicious cup of tea or coffee. A donation of £1 is suggested to go towards BLT funds.

...And help us tackle plastic waste

Like many of you, we at BLT are concerned about the problems of plastic waste.

So from now on disposable single use plastic glasses will no longer be needed to take your drinks into the auditorium.

Glass highball, spirit and beer glasses can be used instead.

However for safety reasons, flute and wine glasses will not be allowed in. Instead, any Prosecco and wine can be poured into highball glasses before going into the auditorium.

Thank you!


Fundraising news

If things have seemed a bit quiet on the funding front this is only because we are waiting for the go-ahead on our plans. Once we have clearance from our landlord and planning permission from the local authority we will swing into action with grant applications being sent to the four corners of the funding world. In the meantime we have been publicising BLT and raising a shilling or two from various one-off events.

Buckets of cash can stop buckets of water

As if to underline the importance of our reBuiLT campaign the massive storm late on Saturday evening May 26th resulted in significant flooding to the area just outside the auditorium doors. Fortunately there were people in the building at the time and a mopping-up operation - not to mention the mobilisation of several buckets and other rain-catching receptacles - helped to ensure that the Sunday evening performance of The Wasp was not affected. A new roof is of course one of the major projects we are hoping to get underway as soon as we can.

Cake sale makes BLT funds fitter

Whatever you usually go to your gym for, it’s probably not cake! But on Thursday April 19th at Nuffield Health Gym in Bromley there was a Cake Sale to help raise money for BLT with an appetising array of cakes donated by Emma Kerby-Evans, Judith Stoten, Caroline Jenner and Diane Ryken, and by some Nuffield canteen staff members who also provided takeaway boxes leading on to even more purchases for the weekend. Hosted mainly by Doug Stoten (a Nuffield Member) and helped out by Diane Ryken, they succeeded in raising £128 on an extremely hot April day and helped to promote BLT by handing out literature on forthcoming productions and the reBuiLT campaign.

Every little helps at the Co-op

The royal Wedding, The FA Cup Final...people will always remember the events that took place on Saturday May 19th but few will forget the valiant efforts of four BLT stalwarts who absented themselves from the celebrations in Windsor and Wembley to man a stall outside the Co-op store in Chatterton Road. As you will remember from previous BLTins, we are a favoured charity of the Coop in Bromley. As such, if Coop members nominate BLT as their preferred charity a proportion of their shopping spend is donated to BLT. So these four indomitable characters stood outside the store trying to raise awareness of our nomination as a Co-op good cause with members and asking them to select us as their chosen charity. It also was a great opportunity to talk about BLT - who we are, where we are, what's coming up, our youth group and encouraging any interest in theatre and volunteering. They probably gave out 200 leaflets over the course of the afternoon it was interesting that several people remembered hearing about BLT from their parents/grannies and were surprised to discover that we were still around! So many thanks to Doug Stoten, Heather Wain, Peter Martin and Diane Ryken.

BLoTo is coming...

If you've been itching to get going with our BLoTo prize draw sorry for the delay. The formalities are almost complete and once they are we will be underway. Watch this space.

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