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. 

    • Casual Front of House and Bar Staff - The London Palladium

      We are seeking casual members of staff to join the bar and Front of House team at The 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

    • Front of House Staff - Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

      Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is recruiting enthusiastic and confident Front of House staff to join the team for the run of 42nd Street.

      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. 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:

      We regret that we cannot reply to all applications received.

    • Visitor Experience Assistant - The Other Palace

      We are seeking to appoint a Visitor Experience Assistant at The Other Palace. 

      The role of a Visitor Experience Assistant is a multi-skilled front-line role that involves the operation of our Bars, Front of House area, Auditorium and Box Office. The successful candidate will be hard-working, enthusiastic and committed. 

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a CV and covering letter to 

      Closing date: 30th June 2018

    • Box Office Assistant - The London Palladium

      We have an exciting opportunity for a Box Office Assistant to join the team at The London Palladium to cover the Palladium Summer season.

      The successful candidate will have a proven ability of delivering the highest standards of customer service as well as maximising the revenue and profitability of the Box Office.

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a CV and covering letter to 

    • Deputy Chief Electrician - Theatre Royal Drury Lane

      We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Chief Electrician to work at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

      The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 2/3 e.g. City & Guilds 1810/2360/2365 or equivalent.  They will have a proven record of programming and ETC, EOS and Grand MA, as well as previous experience in a busy production theatre environment.

      They will be expected to undertake regular weekend work and some unsociable hours. 

      Please note this is a run of show contract intended to cover the run of 42nd Street.

      A full job description is available by clicking here (pdf).

      To apply please send a CV and covering letter to 

      Closing date: 20th May 2018

    • Front of House Assistants - Adelphi Theatre

      We are currently seeking Front of House Assistants to join the team at The Adelphi Theatre, home to Broadway’s Tony Award winning musical Kinky Boots.

      Successful applicants will drive retail sales whilst delivering the highest levels of customer service in order to ensure that our guests experience a magical visit to our theatre.  Applicants should have a confident and positive attitude, be highly motivated, proactive, be willing to work unsociable hours and able to work well under pressure. Previous experience of either retail, bar, hospitality and/or visitor service is essential.

      Contract type available:

      8 shows per week: Basic hours 30 per week with the potential for some overtime

      3 shows per week: Basic hours 11.25 per week with the potential for some overtime

      Applicants must be available to work all shifts as per the contract type with the exception of holiday allowance.

      Contract will be for the remainder of the show at The Adelphi Theatre and all terms and conditions of employment will be as per the SOLT/BECTU agreement.

      Rate of pay: from £34.93 per shift (3 hours 45 minutes)

      Please send a cover letter along with your CV for the attention of Jeremy Roberts by email 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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