One Man Two Guvnors


Today, 20 May 2012, the National Theatre’s award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors releases over 100, 000 new tickets for sale in the West End, taking bookings at the Theatre Royal Haymarket to 12 January 2013.  Earlier this weekRichard Bean’s award-wining adaptation, based on Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters, triumphed on Broadway in Nicholas Hytner’s five star production.

The current London cast of One Man, Two Guvnors is led byOwain Arthur who plays lovable chancer Francis Henshall.  He is joined by Jodie Prenger and Hannah Spearritt who play Dolly and Pauline respectively.  Martin Barrass plays Alfie with David Benson as Gareth, Nigel Betts as Harry, Derek Elroy as Lloyd, Gerard Horanas Charlie, Daniel Ings as Alan, Ben Mansfield as Stanleyand Gemma Whelan as Rachel.

With songs by Grant Olding, One Man, Two Guvnors’ physical comedy director is Cal McCrystal, designs are by Mark Thompson, with lighting by Mark Henderson, sound design by Paul Arditti, fight direction by Kate Waters and choreography by Adam Penford.

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall 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 take a job with one Stanley Stubbers. To prevent discovery Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

One Man, Two Guvnors opened at the National Theatre in May 2011.  In November last year, after a UK tour, the show opened in the West End at the Adelphi Theatre where it completed a sell out run.  A Broadway production of One Man, Two Guvnors continues at the Music Box Theatre. 

Christmas 2012 performance schedule at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
Monday 24 December 2:30pm
Tuesday 25 December no performance
Wednesday 26 December 7:30pm
Thursday 27 December 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Friday 28 December 7:30pm
Saturday 29 December 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Monday 31 December 7:30pm
Tuesday 1 January 7:30pm
Wednesday 2 January 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Thursday 3 January 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Friday 4 January 7:30pm
Saturday 5 January 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Listings Information
Dates:                                       until 12 January 2013         
Address:                                   Theatre Royal Haymarket, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HT
Performances:                         Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm
                                                    Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
Box Office:                                 National Theatre Box Office (No booking fee)
Telephone                                020 7452 3000 
Online from                    

Theatre Royal Haymarket Box Office
Telephone                                  0845 481 1870
Online from                      
Ticket prices:                              £15 – £55.00, plus concessions
                                                      a £1 restoration levy will be added to all ticket prices

An allocation of Day Seats will be available for every performance from the Theatre Royal Haymarket box office from 10am


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