Job Vacancies

Wanted skilled, versatile guitarist based in the West Midlands to perform with Banner Theatre.

Banner is a socialist theatre company based in Birmingham. We create our own songs and music, drawn from many traditions, and primarily influenced by British traditional music. 

We need an additional guitarist to perform in two documentary musical productions currently touring round the Trade Union movement. 

Requirements: Capacity to play in a variety of guitar styles, preferably including Traditional/Folk, Blues, Reggae. 

Fluency in other music styles, and/or ability to act will be a plus. Capacity to sing a definite advantage.

Must be available on the dates listed below.

Send CV and demo tape by Friday 29 March 2019 to Banner Theatre, 7A Endwood Court Road, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham B20 2RX

The selected artist will be contracted for services as a freelance worker and so will be responsible for their own taxation and NI.

Auditions will take place on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April 2019 in Birmingham

Songs rehearsals will be during week starting Monday 15 April 2019 (1 full day. Exact date by negotiation) 

First show rehearsals will be on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 April 2019 (2 full days)

Touring will start on Wednesday 24 April 2019 and Friday 26 April 2019

(Note: touring averages 1 to 2 gigs per week)

Rates of pay: £100 per gig, plus negotiated travel expenses

£10 an hour for rehearsals, up to £70 per day

For further information: 

  • see Banner’s website at
  • or YouTube Banner 111
  • or contact Dave Rogers, Artistic Director, on 07878 848 695