Opening Doors

Southwark Playhouse opened the doors of space and time, taking on over 2,000 years of Walworth history in their first ever radio play.

Aylesbury Memories

Meet Patrick Abercrombie, Jessica Burgess, Ross McManus, and many more iconic figures in Southwark's history. Our skilled writers put a human heart to the Aylesbury Estate's story, its residents and builders, and what it means to be a local.

History Unplugged

History Unplugged brought to life Southwark's legendary women. Set in a 2349 where equality is enforced by any means necessary; even if this means rewriting the past. 

Thames Tales

What is London? How is it changing? What does it mean to be a Londoner?  People’s Company explores these issues in Thames Tales, a new and refreshing play that takes a closer look at issues such as social change and redevelopment.

The Melodramatic Elephant

The story of the Coronet theatre, as told by the ghost of Marie Henderson, who ran the theatre from 1875-1880. A follow-up art exhibition, curated by Constantine Gras, documented the project with film and art, including input from Southwark residents.