Various Roles – War Horse UK & Ireland Tour 2024 – 26


We are recruiting a host of roles to join the UK & Ireland Tour of War Horse.

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The National Theatre’s acclaimed production returns in an all-new UK tour. War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical experience which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.

Roles include Stage Manager, Head of Wardrobe, Puppet Technician No.1 and Head of Lighting and Video.

Key show dates:

•           Full company rehearsals will commence on 15 July 2024

•           Technical rehearsals from 26 August 2024 in Wimbledon (New Wimbledon Theatre)

•           First performance on 5 September 2024 at the New Wimbledon Theatre

All dates are subject to change and confirmation.

Venues announced so far: New Wimbledon Theatre (Wimbledon), The Lowry (Salford), Mayflower Theatre (Southampton), The Marlowe (Canterbury), Sunderland Empire (Sunderland), Theatre Royal Plymouth (Plymouth), New Theatre Oxford (Oxford), New Victoria Theatre (Woking), Bord Gais Energy Theatre (Dublin), The Grand Opera House (Belfast), The Regent Theatre (Stoke), Grand Theatre (Wolverhampton), Theatre Royal (Glasgow), Liverpool Empire, Milton Keynes Theatre, Nottingham Concert Hall and Bristol Hippodrome.

We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of society and welcome applications from everyone. As users of the Disability Confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.

For full job descriptions and details on how to apply, visit:

The closing date for these roles is Friday 24th May 2024 at 10:00am.


National Theatre

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Weekly Paid

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Fixed Term, Full Time

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Backstage & Technical

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