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National Theatre at Home: One Man, Two Guvnors

by Richard Bean,
based on 'The Servant of Two Masters' by Carlo Goldoni,
with songs by Grant Olding

2 April at 7pm to 9 April 2020
Running Time: 2 hours 40 minutes including an interval

National Theatre at Home: One Man, Two Guvnors

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall (James Corden) 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.

This filmed performance was given a BBFC rating of 12A and it contains some strong language.

We’re all about experiencing theatre together.

At a time when many theatre fans around the world aren’t able to visit National Theatre Live venues or local theatres, we’re excited to introduce National Theatre At Home.

It all began with James Corden in the hilarious One Man, Two Guvnors on 2 April at 7pm UK time, available for one week, until 7pm on Thursday 9 April.

Some of the best British theatre was free to watch from the comfort of your living room, via YouTube, with each title available for one week.

Official Trailer | One Man, Two Guvnors featuring James Corden | National Theatre at Home

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James Corden's 'high point' of his career | One Man, Two Guvnors | National Theatre at Home

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