Eight extra shows on sale now – Due to popular demand, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s most successful comedy ever, One Man, Two Guvnors, will be extended with eight extra shows added from June 24 to June 29 at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse.

A glorious celebration of the best of British comedy, One Man, Two Guvnors is a unique laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and sparkling one-liners.  Arts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Theatre Company are joining forces to present this engaging show for a strictly limited season.

More than one million people worldwide have now seen One Man, Two Guvnors.

Since its world premiere at the National Theatre in 2011, One Man, Two Guvnors become a sensational Trans-Atlantic slapstick hit, receiving seven 2012 Tony nominations and awarded Best New Play in the 2011 Critics’ Circle Award.  Directed by Nicholas Hytner, Richard Bean’s riotously funny adaptation of Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters with songs by Grant Olding, One Man, Two Guvnors will have audiences in stitches from the moment the curtain opens.

Owain Arthur in the role of Francis Henshall leads a stellar UK cast in this National Theatre production which has taken West End and Broadway stages by storm.

Fired from his skiffle band, hungry and desperate for cash, our hero Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe, a small-time gangster.  But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead twin brother – who’s been killed by Stanley, her hapless lover. Holed up in the Cricketers’ Arms, Roscoe waits to collect money he’s owed. Meanwhile, Francis spots the chance for an extra meal ticket and, double dipping, takes a job with Stanley. Now he must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple …

To hear what audiences are saying about the show, watch this clip:

Tickets are on sale from Arts Centre Melbourne on 1300 182 183 or artscentremelbourne.com.au or at MTC’s Southbank Theatre Box Office on 03 8688 0800 or mtc.com.au.

“The funniest show on the planet”  Daily Mail

Arts Centre Melbourne and MTC presents
One Man Two Guvnors
Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse
Friday 17 May – Saturday 29 June 2013