Theatre, music and film

These resources have been created or recommended by organisations near you in Southwark, and are available any time.
For live on-line events visit the Southwark Presents what’s on diary.

Unicorn Theatre  

This YouTube channel is a great resource for young theatre lovers. Don't miss Huddle - a festive treat for 2-5 year olds.   

Shakespeare's Globe

Stream performances from one of Southwark’s (and the world’s) great theatres on demand. Look out for their free YouTube content.


The latest productions from this Southwark-based world-leading drama school are now available online for free. And if you’re becoming a real theatre fan, try Mountview LIVE, a series of interviews with actors like Olivia Coleman and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Southwark Stayhouse

Southwark Playhouse’s streaming service  

Behind the scenes tour of the Cinema Museum

An introduction to the museum and its unique collections, based in a former workhouse in Elephant and Castle. You might also enjoy this beautiful short film, combining photography by Francesco Zavattari and music by local composer, Neil Brand.  

Sands Films Cinema Club

This much-loved Cinema Club continues its programming with a variety of uploads and a live stream every Tuesday night.

Lockdown & Me with Theatre Peckham

This podcast series brings together young creatives, artists and members of the community to share their feelings, fears and hopes for a future post social isolation.

Playcrush Podcast from The Old Vic

The Old Vic in collaboration with the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff  present this new Podcast series hosted by the Sherman’s Artistic Director (and previous Old Vic Baylis Director) Joe Murphy as he talks to a host of well-known names about their favourite plays.

More resources from around the UK

Royal Albert Home

Artists present exclusive sessions from their homes to yours

Drama Online Library

The award-winning Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, plus a range of resources for the study of drama.


The place to go for online live music. Not all of them are free, but the platform provides an opportunity for you to support artists.  

Page last updated: 04 March 2021

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