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BEST NEW PLAY, CRITICS’ CIRCLE AWARD (2011)
EVENING STANDARD AWARD (2011)
OUTER CRITICS’ CIRCLE AWARD (2012)
The original West End production of one of the most successful comedies ever staged by Britain’s illustrious National Theatre tours to Melbourne, directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Francis Henshall is hungry. He desperately needs a job after being sacked from his skiffle band. And if two jobs come his way, why shouldn’t he take both? So Francis becomes the minder of Roscoe Crabbe, a vicious London bovver boy, but he’s also running errands around Brighton for a chinless wonder going by the name of Stanley Stubbers. Two guvnors, two pay days, two meal tickets. And as long as they don’t meet each other – it’s money for jam, times two!
Richard Bean’s multi-award-winning play is a glorious celebration of the best of British comedy – a unique laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and sparkling one-liners.
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Richard Bean describes the process of turning an eighteenth-century farce into a skiffle-era seaside romp.Read the full post
Learn about Grant Olding, the man who composed the music for One Man, Two Guvnors.Read the full post
Learn more about the man behind Il Servitore di Due Padroni (The Servant of Two Masters) - the opera on which One Man, …Read the full post
Learn more about 'commedia dell'arte all'improviso', meaning 'comedy through the art/craft of improvisation',Read the full post
Get an insight into the rehearsal process for the National Theatre's hit production.Read the full post
In the first entry from the One Man, Two Guvnors rehearsal diary, the cast were running lines and blocking scenes with …Read the full post
The third and final entry from the original One Man, Two Guvnors rehearsal diary, in which the cast are rehearsing with…Read the full post
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