Head of LX and Video (War Horse UK Tour 2018)

National Theatre Productions are recruiting for a Chief LX to join the 2018 War Horse UK Tour.

As a department of the National Theatre, NT Productions (NTP) is responsible for managing and maintaining the incredible work of the NT beyond its life at the Southbank, and reaching new audiences across both the nation and the globe.

Following two successful runs at the National Theatre, War Horse transferred to the New London Theatre in the West End in March 2009, and after 8 record-breaking years in London ended its run in March 2016. It embarked on a 10th Anniversary UK tour in Autumn 2017 and a Mandarin language production is currently performing in China. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has now embarked on an international tour, visiting Toronto, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Singapore and many other cities across the world. Recently, Hedda Gabler finished its UK & Ireland tour in March 2018. Beginning recently had a successful run at the Ambassadors Theatre and Consent will shortly be opening at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Angels in America continues its run at the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway.

Candidates should have extensive operational LX experience and excellent technical skills; previous large scale touring experience is essential. The role will work with the Production Manager, Production Electrician and LX Team to co-ordinate the hire and preparation of equipment and venue supplies, in tech and throughout the tour.

Tour Dates - See warhorseonstage.com for details on venues.

Closing date: 12noon, Monday 23 April 2018

Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the National’s Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date. Please note you will be asked to upload a cv & cover letter as part of your application.

For any queries, please contact the HR Department by emailing: recruitment@nationaltheatre.org.uk  

We encourage applications from all sections of the community and in particular those which are currently under-represented at the NT including BAME & disabled candidates.

HR Department


Hours: An average of 48 hours per week, normally worked o

Contract Type: Temporary - Full Time


Pay Range: £790 per week, inclusive of overtime and other incidental payments. Premium payment for worked Bank Holidays

Closing Date: 12pm, Monday 23 April 2018

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