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Alumni news


DSL alumni Kayleigh Llewellyn's (2010) highly praised show 'In My Skin' is available to watch on BBC Three


2021 Graduate Jacqui Bardelang stars as the lead role of Mulan in Mulan Rouge at The Vaults.

Previews from 7th October
Opens 14th October

Tickets from £35

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Selina Helliwell's (2019) one woman show 'The Formidable Lizzie Boone' is coming to London this December. 

3rd and 4th December at The Hen and Chickens Theatre Bar, Islington.

Tickets: £11.25

WINNER ‘Best New Producer’ GMFringe Awards 2021.

NOMINATED ‘Best Drama’ GMFringe Awards 2021.

NOMINATED ‘Best Actor’ GMFringe Awards 2021.


2009 alumni and Artistic Director of The Dot Collective Laura Harling is interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends for her involvement with 'A Map to You'

The Dot Collective delivers accessible and cognitively stimulating theatre for those living in care, particularly those living with dementia.

'A Map to You' comprises of four new short plays inspired by the memories of those living with dementia at Longfield Hall, directed by Laura Harling. 


 Tales of Gin and Tonic

 DSL 2019 alumni Lena Robin stars as Portia in Shakespeare's A Merchant of Venice, directed by Bill Alexander at The Playground Theatre

10th November - 4th December 

Tickets from £13.50


Alex Figueiredo and Holly-Anne Catherine White (2021) star in Tales of Gin and Tonic at The Playground Theatre

Tales of Gin and Tonic is a collection of sardonic, ironic and surrealist short tales that put a lens to society and the human condition

9-11th December

Tickets from £13