One Man, Two Guvnors


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Following sell-out seasons at the National Theatre and Adelphi Theatre, smash-hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors is now playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

In Richard Bean’s award-winning version of Carlo Goldoni’s classic Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters, sex, food and money are high on the agenda. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small-time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancées dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who's been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers…

Holed up at The Cricketers' Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

Cast

Francis Henshall – Owain Arthur
Dolly – Angela Griffin
Pauline Clench – Kellie Shirley
Alfie – Peter Caulfield
Stanley Stubers – Sam Alexander

Creative

Author – Richard Bean, based on The Servant Of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni
Director – Nicholas Hytner
Music – Grant Olding
Sound – Paul Arditti
Lighting Designer – Mark Henderson
Designer – Mark Thompson
Producer – National Theatre

2012 Tony Awards
Best Actor In a Play – James Corden

2011 Evening Standard Awards
Best Play

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