One Man Two Guvnors - 12- 26 Nov 2016



One Man Two Guvnors is set in 1963 Brighton, amidst the mods and rockers scene, and is based on the classic Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni.

In this new prize-winning version by Richard Bean, sex, food and money are high on the agenda.

It is farce at its funniest.

 One Man Two Guvnors opened at the National Theatre in London in May 2011, transferred to the West End and then played a successful UK tour, and a subsequent Australasian tour in 2013.

It won the 2011 Evening Standard Theatre Best New Play and Best Night Out Awards

Fired from his skiffle band,
Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End gangster,
now in Brighton to collect 6,000 pounds from his fiancée’s dad.

But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother who has been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers!

 The permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes on a second job with Stanley Stubbers who is hiding from the police and waiting to be reunited with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.


We will have a live band on stage

SPECIAL NOTE:  The band, THE CRAZE, will be playing before the show!

 Be sure to get there early and enjoy the music over a glass of wine from the Bar.  The band starts at 7.40pm in the evenings and at 1.40pm for the matinees.  They will play in the auditorium, on the stage, so we will be opening the doors at that time, for you to enjoy. 


THE BAND - The Craze

Bass Guitar       Rob Hay

Lead vocals/guitar      Tor Hardie

Guitar       Gib Williamson

Percussion     Dave Mills


Charlie the Duck Clench      Mark Jensen
Pauline Clench                     Katie Vincent
Harry Dangle                      Scott Hayden
Alan Dangle                        Josh Fleury
Dolly                                  Liz Brown
Lloyd Boateng                     Toutai Palu
Francis Henshall                 James Carrick
Rachel Crabbe                    Robyn Donnelly
Stanley Stubbers               Kristof Haines
Alfie                                   Steve Wright
Gareth/Vicar/Taxi Driver/Policeman        George Maunsell
Old lady                              Doreen Gould



Director                           Kathy Gent

Production Manager       Ruth Flynn

Stage Manager             Kay Williams

Backstage Assistants             Francis Johnson/ Ngaio Hardie

PA        Annie McGrath

Set Design/Construction       Ian Birch

Set Painter       Penny Clark

Set Dressing Consultant      Caroline Parker

Costumes     Kate Birch / Nadine Hayden

Props      Fred and Doreen Gould/ Linda Camplin/ Barbara Farron

Lighting Design     Sam Mence

Lighting & Sound Operator     Stephen Hood

Vocal Coach      Suzanne Lynch

Choreographer       Donna Franks

Front of House      Lesley Hawkey

Publicity     Kathy Gent/ Ruth Flynn

Group Bookings    Sherry Ede

Bar Manager      Alastair Fletcher   




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