NAT. THEATRE - One Man, Two Guvnors
This movie is from our archive and is not currently screening.
The NT has the feelgood hit of the summer on its hands with Richard Bean’s inspired and deliriously funny adaptation of "The Servant of Two Masters" by the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793.
In a loud check suit that recalls his character’s roots as Harlequin, James Cordon (The History Boys) plays a skiffle muso who has been sacked from his band and finds employment with both a young woman disguised as her own dead twin brother (don’t ask) and the posh public school silly ass she loves – even though he killed her sadistic gangster of a twin. Neither is aware that they are in the same town, still less that they are both employing the same man as their inefficient minder.
Also starring ... Jemima Rooper, both sexy and endearing as the-cross dressing heroine, Oliver Chris as the hilarious, hirsute twerp she loves and Daniel Rigby as a deliciously pretentious wannabe actor. Add a cracking on stage skiffle band and ingenious designs by Mark Thompson and you have an evening of riotous delight.
One of the funniest productions in National Theatre's history.
2 ENCORE Performances Only.. Tuesday (July 17th) & Wednesday (July 18th) @ 1.15pm
ALL TICKETS $20pp - No Free List - No Bargain Tuesday discount on July 17th.
*****5 stars!.. Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Fin Times, Guardian, Independent
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