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One Man, Two Guvnors

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A fast-paced, hilarious comedy set among the criminal world of 1960s Brighton.

Written by Richard Bean
Directed by Sean Duxbury

A fast-paced, hilarious comedy set among the criminal world of 1960s Brighton.

Francis Henshall is down-on-his-luck and permanently hungry but suddenly finds himself employed by two bosses. His first guvnor is Roscoe Crabbe, a revered London gangster in town to claim money owed to him. The second guvnor is Stanley Stubbers, in hiding from the police.

Unfortunately, Roscoe has a secret and history with Stanley, so Francis must keep them apart while earning money from each of them. When Roscoe’s fiancee arrives on the scene, Francis has to work even harder to prevent discovery

As his life plunges further into mayhem and confusion, Francis’s attempts to woo Dolly go awry and he must prove he is an honest, trustworthy man. Simple.

A rollicking farce in which anything goes, this hilarious play will have you laughing in the aisles as Francis goes to increasing lengths to serve two masters and finally get a good meal.
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Chorley Little Theatre

  • Dole Lane
  • Chorley
  • PR7 2RL

Booking:
01257 264 362
Disabled Booking:
01257 264 362

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