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Caroline’s Kitchen – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Torben Betts Director: Alastair Whately Reviewer: Michael Gray Caroline Mortimer has it all. A lovely house in North London, a clever son at Cambridge, a successful, prosperous spouse. And her career: she’s the darling of Middle England, her books sell like hot cakes, and her cooking is the envy of the millions who tune in each week to Caroline’s ...

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Caroline’s Kitchen – Liverpool Everyman

Writer: Torben Betts Director: Alastair Whatley Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin Do not be fooled by the very traditional kitchen set. This is no cosy little domestic drama. As befits a tale about a TV celebrity chef, this has teeth. Having toured the UK, including a run in London, it now has its sights set on New York. While the Americans may ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Richard Bean Original Director: Nicholas Hytner Tour Director: Adam Penford Reviewer: Selwyn Knight One Man, Two Guvnors boisterously burst onto the theatre scene in 2011, playing the West End and Broadway, winning the Evening Standard’s Best Play award and a Tony for James Corden for Best Actor in a Play. Based on a 1743 Italian Commedia del’Arte play, Servant ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors – Liverpool Empire

Writer: Richard Bean Music: Grant Olding Original Director: Nicholas Hytner Tour Director: Adam Penford Reviewer: John Roberts No one could have imagined when One Man, Two Guvnors premiered at The National Theatre in May 2011 what an international smash-hit it would come to be. Over the past 3 years the show has played all over the world including Broadway and ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Richard Bean Director: Adam Penford Reviewer: Joan Phillips If health and safety laws had existed in the 18th century when this hilarious play was first written then it would never have left the page and made its way to the stage. It would be far too dangerous both for many of the cast and some members of the audience. ...

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One Man Two Guv’nors – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Richard Bean from The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni Director: Nicholas Hytner Music: Grant Olding Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys It is testament to the writing skills of Richard Bean and the supreme talent of the energetic and committed cast that an obscure 18th Century Commedia dell’Arte farce has a packed audience of 21st Century Glaswegians rolling in the ...

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One Man Two Guvnors’ – Mayflower, Southampton

Original Director: Nicholas Hytner Tour Director: Adam Penford Writer: Richard Bean Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage This National Theatre touring production of One Man Two Guvnors' that ran to great success in London’s West End tonight opened at Southampton’s Mayflower. Gavin Spokes takes the lead as Francis Henshall alongside Shaun Williamson (Charlie Clench), Emma Barton (Dolly), Jasmyn Banks (Pauline Clench) all who ...

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