The National Theatre’s award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors comes to Leeds Grand Theatre this November. Now seen by over a million people worldwide, this internationally-acclaimed smash-hit is on its longest ever UK & Ireland Tour.
Nicholas Hytner’s five-star production tells the hilarious story of Francis Henshall who, fired from his skiffle band, becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother – who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a job with one Stanley Stubbers – but to prevent discovery, he must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.
Gavin Spokes takes the central role of loveable chancer, Francis Henshall. Norman Pace will play Charlie Clench, Emma Barton will play Dolly, Jasmyn Banks is Pauline Clench, Alicia Davies is Rachel Crabbe, Michael Dylan is Alfie, Derek Elroy plays Lloyd Boateng, Edward Hancock is Alan Dangle and Patrick Warner plays Stanley Stubbers.
The acclaimed production is based on Richard Bean’s version of Carlo Goldoni’s classic Italian comedy, The Servant of Two Masters and has songs by Grant Olding, performed by The Craze. The physical comedy director is Cal McCrystal, with designs by Mark Thompson, lighting by Mark Henderson, sound design by Paul Arditti, fight direction by Kate Waters and choreography and associate direction by Adam Penford.
Chris Harper, the Producer of One Man, Two Guvnors said: ‘We are delighted to be bringing One Man, Two Guvnors to Leeds and hope that audiences here will find it as hilarious as they have in London, where it has just celebrated being the longest running show in the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s 192-year history.’
One Man two Guvnors is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 4th to Saturday 8th November. Tickets are on sale now price from £12 to £33. Book online at leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 2700.