Welcome to the Human Resources (HR) section of our website and thank you very much for your interest in working for the Really Useful Theatres Group.

At Really Useful Theatres Group we recognise that the success of our organisation depends on its people. Our employees are selected on the basis of a wide variety of skills and positive attitude, flexibility and whole-hearted commitment are high on the list of essential qualities for all of our roles. It is our aim to create a productive environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed and where everyone is encouraged to give their best. If you are successful in your application you will find inspiring, entertaining and rewarding employment with a unique employer in a uniquely captivating industry.

The application process may vary depending on the role, but will largely involve submitting a CV or application form, allowing you to clearly demonstrate how your skills match the individual requirements of the role. 

  • Theatre Vacancies

    There are a wide range of exciting roles within our Theatres, including front of house, back stage/technical, bars, box office and management.  

    Rolling recruitment takes place for Front of House - Ushers, Bars and Technical Stage Crew and this is handled directly by each Theatre. If you are interested in being considered for any of these positions please send a CV and covering letter directly to postal address of the Theatre you are interested in working at.  Postal addresses are available on the Our Group page of this website. 

    • Front of House - Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

      Theatre Royal, Drury Lane has a rolling recruitment program for enthusiastic and confident Front of House staff to join the team. Roles include:


      - Front of House
      - Ushers
      - Attendants
      - Red Coats
      - Bar Staff

      Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is one of the world’s leading theatre venues. We take pride in our reputation for providing the highest levels of customer service in order to ensure that our guests experience a first class visit to our theatre.

      We’re always on the hunt for people to join our team and help us maintain these high standards. If you have the ability to deliver exceptional service and the desire to work here, we want to hear from you. Previous retail, bar and hospitality experience would be desirable although not essential as training will be given. 

      To apply: Please apply in writing with an up-to-date CV by email to: 

      Although we operate an ongoing recruitment program our requirements continually change, so we will respond to applications as and when we have suitable vacancies. We regret that we cannot reply to all applications received.

    • Casual Front of House and Bar Staff - London Palladium

      We are seeking casual members of staff to join the bar and Front of House team at the iconic London Palladium.

      The theatre is hosting a busy timetable of high-profile concerts and variety acts throughout the remainder of 2017 including Scouting for Girls, Alison Moyet, Beverley Knight, Grayson Perry, Michael McIntyre and an enchanting new production of Dick Whittington produced by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, and the team behind last year’s record-breaking Cinderella.

      We are looking for staff who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and who are able to provide world class customer service to the wide variety of audiences visiting the London Palladium this year.

      Experience working on a bar would be advantageous as well as a willingness to get involved with all aspects of the operation.

      We operate an ongoing recruitment program at the London Palladium. However, our requirements continually change so we will respond to applications as and when we have suitable vacancies. We regret that we cannot reply to all applications received.

      To apply please send your CV to

  • Head Office Vacancies

    The head office team is based at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and provide dedicated support to all our Theatres. Roles at head office may include IT, Finance, Programming, HR, Operations, Works and Hospitality.

    • Equal Opportunities

      The Really Useful Theatres Group Ltd is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and is opposed to all forms of unlawful discrimination and harrasment.

      The Really Useful Theatres Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We have developed policies and procedures to ensure no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origin, or is so disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be justifiable.

      This policy is implemented throughout the whole recruitment process, from advertising, through to interviewing and appointment of the successful candidate. To help us confirm that our policy is working, we may ask during the application process for information on factors that help us understand the diversity of candidates who apply to us, such as ethnic background and disability. Any information you provide will not be used by or made available to the recruitment panel during the course of the selection process.

      If you require information or assistance please call the HR team on 020 7557 7300 and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements.

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