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Jobs in Crewe

The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe is an exciting place to work and we are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to come and join us in a range of roles across different departments. We are extremely proud of our venues and enjoy working in an ever-changing environment with people who have true passion and drive. If you're looking to work in unique surroundings and drive your interests and ambitions forward, we may have just the job for you.


Why work with us?

A career with Lyceum Theatre is never dull, often challenging but at the same time fun and rewarding.

  • Our business model is unique and our specialisms are broad.  You will learn and grow with us. 
  • Our teams are super people to work with – we know because they regularly tell us!
  • We expect staff to express their views, to listen to ours and to be part of decision-making processes.
  • We’re proactively committed to diversity and equal opportunity for all.
  • We’re very supportive of our staff achieving a happy work-life balance.
  • Our vision is quite simply to be the UK’s premier provider of live entertainment and hospitality and we know that our people are our most important asset.


Working with the Lyceum Theatre is popular with students as we offer a range of casual opportunities within hospitality, technical and marketing that can work around your studies.

Types of Roles


Providing an innovative dining, drinking and conference facilities with theatrical flair requires a range of talented chefs and friendly servers over a range of levels and employment types.  

Ticket Office

The approachable Ticket Office team provide excellent customer service while proactively selling tickets in this customer-facing role offering fun and flexibility.



Often the hidden function of a theatre, these heroes make the show happen from assisting with the ‘get-in’ to managing the sound and lighting. 



The marketing and promotions teams ensure our customers know about the broad-range of incredible events within the venues' many spaces in this busy but exciting department.


Administration and Management

Off the stage a gifted group of administrators, finance and management teams ensure the venues run smoothly. 

Customer Experience Assistant

The theatre is looking to recruit a personable, approachable and proactive Customer Experience Assistant.
The successful candidate will have a strong customer service focus and a genuine desire to deliver an excellent experience to visitors to the theatre, and support management in all aspects of customer service delivery, representing the venue in a positive and professional manner.
Previous food, bar and/or retail service is desirable, as well as being willing to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. 

Closing Date: Sunday 17 April, 5pm

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Come and join us!

Front-Of-House Volunteers


If you are interested in getting involved at the Crewe Lyceum and supporting your local venue, we are always welcoming new volunteers on board to help with our busy programme of shows, events and activities. 

Most of our volunteers are part of our Front of House team, providing the welcoming smile and cheery goodbye to all of our patrons and do all they can to enhance the customer experience and provide a top class service.

As a Volunteer Usher at Crewe Lyceum, you will be the face of the theatre, meeting and greeting our guests and ensuring that they have a fantastic experience every time they visit.

We have an excellent training programme that will help you to deliver the very highest levels of service, ensuring you can volunteer for us with knowledge and confidence. We know that everyone has commitments in their lives, so we’re flexible about when you volunteer too. 

Volunteering with Crewe Lyceum is an opportunity to get a taste, first hand, of life in a theatre and events environment. If you have time to spare and would like to find out more, we’d love to hear from you.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with us, please complete the form here.

We hold quarterly induction sessions every February, June, August and October.

Our next recruitment date is: June 2022

Thank you

We'd like to say thank you to everyone who works for the Crewe Lyceum on a voluntary basis. Our voluntary staff are very important to us and we value their help and support in providing our audience with the best possible service.


About HQ Theatres & Hospitality

Lyceum Theatre is one 12 venues within HQ Theatres & Hospitality’s (HQT&H) current portfolio of regional theatres and concert halls. HQT&H currently manages 18 auditoria on behalf of local authorities, with capacities ranging from a 200 seat arts centre to a 2,400 seated/standing theatre. Last year HQT&H programmed a total of 2,354 shows which attracted attendances of over 1.5 million.

HQ Theatres & Hospitality (HQT&H), the UK’s second-largest venue operator, is a division of Trafalgar Entertainment.

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Lyceum Theatre is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.  The aim is to ensure that all employees are treated equally and are employed solely on the basis of their ability and potential to do the job, regardless of their race, colour, gender, sexuality, disability, age, religion or beliefs. Read modern slavery statement