|Rufus Hound as Francis Henshall|
Rufus Hound to star in West End One Man, Two Guvnors
Date: 9 November 2012
Comedian Rufus Hound is set to join the West End cast of One Man, Two Guvnors, playing Francis Henshall, from 4 February 2013. Hound is currently playing the role in the UK tour of the show.
The role was created in the National Theatre production by Whatsonstage.com and Tony Award winner James Corden. Corden transferred the show to the West End (and subsequently Broadway), with his understudy Owain Arthur taking it to its second West End home the Haymarket, where it continues.
The production will mark Rufus Hound's second London theatre role following his turn in Utopia at Soho Theatre earlier this year.
Hound, 33, is best known for his appearances on TV quizzes including Celebrity Juice, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and 8 Out of 10 Cats. His film credits include forthcoming comedy The Wedding Video.
One Man, Two Guvnors, Richard Bean's 1960s Brighton-set re-working of Goldoni's classic A Servant of Two Masters, won Bean the Best New Comedy prize at this year's Whatsonstage.com Awards and has also been recognised with Critics' Circle and Evening Standard gongs as well as an Olivier Award nomination.
- by Rosie Bannister
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|Cast: Harry Melling in Camera at Southwark, new Guvnors - 27th Jul 2012 news|
|WOS Radio: Bean & cast share Guvnors thoughts at Q&A - 14th Jun 2012 news|
|Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful fills gap at Haymarket, 18-29 Sep - 18th May 2012 news|
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|One Man, Two Guvnors (Haymarket) - 14th Mar 2012 reviews|
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|Hannah Spearritt: Why You Should Come & See ... One Man, Two Guvnors - 12th Mar 2012 interviews|
|Show Pics: New One Man, Two Guvnors photos, royal visit - 7th Mar 2012 photos|
|Photos: New cast rehearse One Man, Two Guvnors - 14th Feb 2012 photos|
|Prenger & Spearritt join Haymarket cast of One Man, Two Guvnors - 20th Jan 2012 news|
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|Rufus Hound is in the UK tour at the moment, not previously - Anna James||12 Nov 12|
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