One Man, Two Guvnors
In selected international venues

One Man, Two Guvnors

by Richard Bean

The runaway West End and Broadway hit, featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden

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James Corden is a hit

Sunday Times

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to your local cinema.

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the uproarious One Man, Two Guvnors was a runaway hit both in London’s West End and on Broadway.

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 fiancée’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. 

Forget your cares at the funniest show in town

Daily Telegraph

Wildly funny comedy

The Times

The funniest show on the planet

Daily Mail

A golden production

Evening Standard

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