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One Man, Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors


One Man, Two Guvnors


The funniest show on the planet. THE DAILY MAIL

The National Theatre’s award-winning comedy.

Cast includes Shaun Williamson (EastEnders, Extras), Gavin Spokes (One Man, Two Guvnors West End cast), Emma Barton (EastEnders) and Jasmyn Banks (EastEnders).

Directed by Nick Hytner.
Written by Richard Bean.

Based on The Servant Of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding.

Seen by more than one million people worldwide, this internationally-acclaimed smash hit is a glorious celebration of British comedy – a unique, laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners.

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother – who's been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a job with one Stanley Stubbers – but to prevent discovery, he must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

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Evenings: 7.30pm
Thu & Sat matinees: 2.30pm

TICKETS (bkg fees apply*)
Mon-Thu performances:
£30, £25.50, £21, £16
Premier Seats: £34.50
Fri & Sat performances:
£33, £28.50, £23, £18
Premier Seats: £37.50

£3 off (Mon-Thu)
The Marlowe Friends: £4.50 off
Discovery Tickets (for 16-26yrs & full-time students): £5 (Mon & Tue, limited availability, bkg fees apply*)
Groups: Bring 10 or more people and get 10% off. Bring 25 or more people and get 15% off
Schools: All tickets £10, one teacher goes free with every 10 students (Mon-Thu)

*Booking Fees Apply. By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee. The Marlowe Friends: 75p per ticket booking fee (by phone, in person & online). The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.

An extra charge of £1 applies if you would also like your tickets posted. Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge. There is no booking fee made for group bookings of 15 tickets or more or customers with access needs, when booking by phone or in person.

"A proper old fashioned giggle."

British Sign Language interpreted performance: Thu 2 Oct, 7.30pm
Audio Described performance: Sat 4 Oct, 2.30pm
STAGETEXT captioned performance: Sat 4 Oct, 2.30pm

To book tickets on-line, click on the Book Now button. 

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office is open from 9am to 6pm Monday - Saturday. 
When there is a show, we remain open until 30 minutes after the performance begins.

Tickets can be booked on 01227 787787 with all major debit and credit cards 
(except American Express).

The Marlowe Theatre Box Office is open for personal bookings Mon - Sat 9am - 5.30pm.
Telephone bookings can be made between Mon - Sat 9am - 6pm.
If paying by cheque or postal order, please make it payable to Canterbury City Council.

Tickets can be reserved without payment for up to four days, or 24hrs prior to the performance - whichever is the soonest.


The following per ticket fees apply when booking tickets at our theatre:

  • Booking by phone and in person at our Box Office: £1 per ticket booking fee
  • Booking online: 75p per ticket booking fee
  • The Marlowe Friends (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee
  • For all productions in The Marlowe Studio (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee

The maximum booking fee you will be charged, when booking your tickets in person or over the phone, is £8. If you book more than 15 tickets per transaction, in person or over the phone, you will not be charged a booking fee.

If you book online, you will be charged a per ticket booking fee for all of the tickets that you book, with no maximum booking fee charge. Customers with access needs are not charged a booking fee if booking by phone and in person.

An extra charge of £1 applies if you would like your tickets posted. The Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge.

Booking fees do not apply for creative workshops, school group bookings, artist talks and gift vouchers.

All tickets £10, one teacher goes free with every 10 students (Mon-Thu).

Click here for an education pack and here for a series of videos from the National Theatre on Commedia dell'Arte.



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