NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors
As part of the NT Live’s 10th anniversary celebrations there will be an encore screening of One Man, Two Guvnors at the Cope Auditorium on 3 October at 7pm with a running time of 210 minutes.
LU Arts are hosting the screening in collaboration with student-run cinema, Flix and tickets are £10 or £5 for students. These can be purchased online or on the night, but please note there is a limited number on the door and they can only be paid for in cash.
One Man, Two Guvnors is based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Richard Bean, with musical interludes by Grant Olding.
Tony award-winner and host of The Late Late Show, James Corden stars as Francis Henshall, a failed skiffle band musician that finds himself working for two gangsters in Brighton, 1963.
His first guvnor is Roscoe Crabbe, a small-time East End hood; but Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who has been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.
Driven by his love of food, Francis takes a second job with Stanley but must keep the two apart to avoid being discovered.
The play has received five star reviews, with the Guardian describing it as “one of the funniest productions in the National’s history” and The Sunday Times praising James Corden as “a hit”.
The Guardian also recently named One Man, Two Guvnors in a list of the top 50 theatre shows of the 21st century.
Tickets are available here. Please note that parking at Cope Auditorium is free.