Auditions for the Studio Theatre Company’s production of Salome by Oscar Wilde

Come audition for the Studio Theatre Company's production of Salome by Oscar Wilde, directed by Phil Tomlin, on Tue 7 & Wed 8 Dec at 7.30pm. There is nothing to prepare but audition pieces and character info are available on request. Script available on request....

Interview with SESSIONS Set and Costume Designer

Ahead of Paines Plough’s latest touring show SESSIONS by Ifeyinwa Frederick coming to South Hill Park on Wed 27 Oct, the company took a few moments to speak with the show’s designer, Anna Reid, to find out about her work, what it takes to create the look of a Paines...

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day Fri 8 Oct Join us for a walk or tai-chi session in South Hill Park's beautiful grounds, Bracknell. Tai Chi: 11am-12noon Walk: 12.30-13.15pm Join us for an optional tea or coffee, cake and a chat to find out more about local mental health...

Auditions for the Studio Theatre Company’s next production Road

Come audition for the Studio Theatre Company's next production Road, by Jim Cartwright on Mon 27 Sept 7.30pm, and Fri 1 Oct 7.30pm. They will be group auditions, nothing to prepare. The company are looking for 7 actors most of whom will multi role. The performance...

Shrek 2022 Auditions

We are excited to share that our 2022 Easter Production will be Shrek The Musical - coming to the Wilde Theatre in April 2022! If you would like to be part of the greatest fairy tale never told, that's guaranteed family fun, then book your audition here. Auditions...

RARE Productions Hairspray Auditions

Visiting company RARE Productions will hold open auditions for their production of Hairspray at South Hill Park from Thu 3 - Sat 5 Feb 2022. Auditions will take place at South Hill Park on Tue 5 & Sat 9 Oct and are open for anyone aged 8-21yrs. Audition event...

Excellent results for South Hill Park’s LAMDA students

Eleven learners took their LAMDA exams at South Hill Park this summer under the tuition of Mark Hooper (Director of Learning, Participation and Community Engagement). The learners (10 Grade 8 & 1 Grade 1) had their exams cancelled at the start of the pandemic and...

Bracknell resident completes 500km run for South Hill Park Trust appeal

On 12 June 2020 Bracknell Forest resident David Baker pledged to run 500km in aid of South Hill Park Trust’s major public fundraising campaign following the potentially devastating impact of Covid-19. On Saturday 12 June 2021 David will complete this mammoth feet at...

An acting debut in Rope 2021

Gordon Vince, who will make his acting debut in the Studio Theatre Company’s 50th show celebration performance of Rope from Wed 23 – Sun 26 June, has shared with us what made him want to audition, what audiences can look forward to, and some behind the scenes...

Live events return to the Wilde

‘The social distancing at this was amazing; lines and rows of seats physically removed to keep all groups apart with a fantastic one-way system and oodles of sanitiser everywhere. It was lovely to support a local production and the cast were insanely good.’ – Louise,...



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South Hill Park Arts Centre Panto’s Set Designer wins Great British Pantomime Award

May 7, 2019

Victoria Spearing, Set Designer for South Hill Park Arts Centre’s in-house productions won a prestigious award on Sun 28 Apr for Best Staging /Set at the Great British Pantomime Awards. South Hill Park’s pantomime Dick Whittington And His Cat (2018) was nominated for two awards including Best Script (written by Joyce Branagh) and Best Staging/Set. The venue was competing against many other larger venues from across the UK for these awards including York Theatre Royal, Watford Palace Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East and the Blackpool Grand.

Great British Pantomime Award nominees, Victoria Spearing and Joyce Branagh

Victoria was thrilled to be nominated for the second time and never imagined she would win this year. She accepted her award at a glittering ceremony in New Wimbledon Theatre, London. Her set design for Dick Whittington And His Cat was highly regarded and admired by audiences throughout the pantomime season 2018 in which she created a stunning story book set complete with opening pages for new scenes.



Victoria says:

“I’m delighted to receive this award. It’s so lovely to receive something like this after many years creating sets for South Hill Park’s pantomimes and productions. I want to acknowledge the wonderful team who helped me bring my set design to the stage and this award is also a credit to them.’ She added ‘Of course this means I’ve got to design something even bigger and better for this year’s pantomime Aladdin!”

Tickets for South Hill Park’s 2019 production of Aladdin are already on sale to the public with an Early Bird discount available until 30 August 2019. To book, please click here or call our Box Office on 01344 484123.

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