“I love my job because I work with so many different people, and people who work in theatre tend to be the most magnificent human beings.”
My West End is a unique eight-part series created in partnership with Official London Theatre which shines a light on the backstage practitioners who work on some of the UK’s biggest shows. These exclusive videos reveal a whole world of possibilities for young people to be part of the next generation of technical, production and venue teams.
In this episode, Stage Door Keeper Richard Pocock shares his experience of working at Wyndham’s Theatre in London. Pocock details the challenges and highlights of the role, including interacting with performers and operating security systems, and provides essential advice for getting involved in theatre.