The links below will take you to some highlight items from the Theatre Archive. New material will be added continually, building up a picture of the history of theatre in Leatherhead from the 19th Century through to the 21st.


Old Leatherhead Theatre - Victoria Hall, High Street

1969 Thorndike Theatre Brochure

Cast Photographs

Old Programmes

Derelict - Theatre of Dreams


Curtain Up

Civic Opening


Some highlights from “Curtain Up” - the first live show in The Theatre since refurbishment and re-opening - November 2001. This show was arranged by West End performers and raised over £5,000 for “The Safe Place”, a charity focused on finding homes for Romanian Orphans.

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Jenny Agutter interviews Sylvia Syms backstage following their “Mothers & Daughters” show in May 2003. Sylvia recalls her memories and experiences of the theatre from its opening through to the present day.

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