Mr Brunel Costumed Interpreter

Salary: GBP £15 per hour

Application Deadline: April 20, 2020 9:00 am

Company: Brunel's SS Great Britain

Job Details

Mr Brunel Costumed Interpreter

Variable Hours throughout July and August with additional ad hoc dates throughout the year.

It’s the summer job of a lifetime! The multi award-winning Brunel’s SS Great Britain is recruiting a new ‘Mr Brunel’ to work alongside our existing Mr Brunel costumed interpreters for our busy summer season.

The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding visitor services skills and an aptitude for communicating complex ideas to a variety of audiences. Candidates must be comfortable performing both “in character” as Brunel and “out of character” as a visitor focused costumed interpreter. A sense of fun and willingness to learn about the SS Great Britain and Isambard Kingdom Brunel is essential, as is previous acting or costumed interpretation experience.

A strong physical resemblance to Brunel is not required when applying for this role: the SS Great Britain Trust welcomes applications from suitably qualified female, gender non-binary and BAME performers, as well as those with disabilities.


Please go to our website  Please complete the application form explaining how you meet each point on the person specification and what you have to offer the Trust, please enclose a show reel or headshot if available.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 20th of April 2020. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6th of May. The process will involve a panel interview and an audition task performed before an audience of SS Great Britain staff. Candidates will be given details of the audition task upon invitation to interview.


Please e-mail applications to [email protected]


For any informal enquires contact Simon Strain via email [email protected] or phone 01173744529



Contact Details

Simon Strain
[email protected]

Job Posting title: Mr Brunel Costumed Interpreter
Closing Date: 2020-04-20T09:00:00+01:00