|Owain Arthur at One Man, Two Guvnors Q&A|
WOS Radio: Bean's Guvnors gets more giggles at Q&A
Date: 12 April 2012
Last night (11 April 2012) over 150 Whatsonstage.com theatregoers made their way to the Theatre Royal Haymarket where Richard Bean's Whatsonstage.com Award winning show One Man, Two Guvnors has moved to its third home, following a sell-out run at the National Theatre and limited season at the Adelphi Theatre.
Francis Henshall becomes minder to the notorious London gangster Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead twin 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. How hard could it be?!
Following the production which involves audience participation, stair tumbles and energetic performances from all the cast we were joined by Owain Arthur, Jodie Prenger, Gemma Whelan, Daniel Ings, Ben Mansfield and Martin Barras for even more entertainment at our post show Q&A.
All the cast shared their excitement at being involved in the production as well as some of the challenges of taking over from such an acclaimed original cast. Owain Arthur who was discovered for the stage whilst working at a hot dog stand talked about some of the more amusing audience moments; and we learned about onstage accidents including when Gemma Whelan slipped on spilt soup and had to backwards roll off the stage; while Martin Barras admitted that falling down the stairs can actually be addictive.
To listen to the Q&A, which was hosted by Whatsonstage.com Managing and Editorial Director Terri Paddock, click the 'play' button above; or to subscribe and download from iTunes, click here.
As always, please feel free to email your comments and thoughts about the play, as well as any of your favourite insights from last night to email@example.com and don't forget to tweet using #wosouting! We would love to hear from you.
- by Laura Norman
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