Welcome to the Tower Theatre Archive


We hold records for every production we have put on since we were founded in 1932. With only a few exceptions we have cast lists and photographs for the shows. Below are links to the indexes which list all the shows - you can find productions by their date, title, author or director.
 

The Tower Theatre's website has by far the best archives of any theatre I've come across in my research.
(The J P Donleavy Compendium web site)


 


Picture of the month

 

Sara Randall


Sara Randall
Sara Randall, a pillar of the Company for 60 years, died in January. Here's a portrait of her and photos of some of the many roles she played at the Tower. Top row : The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore (1968), The Trojen Women (1968), The Night of the Iguana (1970), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1975). Bottom Row : The Matchmaker (1984), Charley's Aunt (1985), Gaslight Gaities (1993), The Cemetery Club (2002), Palace of Varieties (2002).

 

"Last weekend I found myself in another version of am-dram land with the Tower Theatre ... Everyone in the foyer, and in the audience, knew each other. They were part of a club, a community of common purpose and dedication. They were releasing their inner thespians in a parallel universe of theatre ... And the performance was superb."
Michael Coveney on the Tower Theatre, WhatsOnStage.com


The Tower Theatre Company has been entertaining audiences for over 90 years. All our actors, directors and technical crew get involved for the sheer love of it. In 2018 the company purchased a building in Stoke Newington and all the Company's activities are now based there. The only full-time, non-professional company in inner London, the Tower stages up to 18 productions a year at its own theatre. It also mounts regular tours further afield including visits to an open-air theatre in Paris and to the Minack Theatre in Cornwall.

The Tower produces shows that compete with the best of the professional London fringe. We stage productions from Beckett to Butterworth, Shakespeare to Sondheim. We seek to tackle new theatrical territory as well as to recreate stage classics, but most of all we aim to inspire audiences with our creativity, passion and collaboration.

The Tower Theatre's Artistic Policy : "We aim to provide the widest possible range of high quality, affordable drama, within the resources available, enabling people of all ages and backgrounds to experience every aspect of theatre as a participant or as an audience member."