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National Theatre on Tour

One Man, Two Guvnors

By Richard Bean, based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. With songs by Grant Olding.

Tue 11 October - Sat 15 October

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One Man, Two Guvnors

Standing room tickets remain for Thursday's matinee performance priced £10. Please call our Box Office on 0843 208 6000 to book.

Direct from the National Theatre where One Man, Two Guvnors has opened to rave reviews: ***** Daily Mail **** The Telegraph ***** The Guardian

When Mark Lawson reviewed the play for Front Row he described it as "the single funniest production I've ever seen." Listen to the review in full on iPlayer.

James Corden plays Francis Henshall in this new English version of the classic Italian comedy – where sex, food and money are high on the agenda.

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancee’s 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.

Following his award-winning success with Gavin and Stacey, James Corden is reunited with National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner for the first time since The History Boys.

Cast also includes Oliver Chris, Trevor Laird, Claire Lams and Fred Ridgeway.

Fri 14 October
Free to ticket holders.
Lyric Theatre

Access Information

Stagetext Captioned Performance
Thu 13 October 7.30pm.
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Audio Described Performance by Vocaleyes
Sat 15 October 2pm. Touch Tour 12.30pm.
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