One Man, Two Guvnors
The ravenous and none-too-bright Francis Henshall, who ends up working for two low-rent thugs in 1960s Brighton.
James Corden made his stage debut in the West End production of the musical Martin Guerre and went on to play Timms in Alan Bennett's The History Boys in London, on Broadway and in the play’s film adaptation. He became a TV star in Britain in the comedies Horne & Corden and Gavin & Stacey.
Other Honors for this Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Funny Performance
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance Award
—Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor
—Whatsonstage.com Award Winner for Best Performance by an Actor
This is Corden’s first Tony Award nomination.
Corden met his fiancée, Julia Carey, through his History Boys castmate Dominic Cooper.
[One Man, Two Guvnors] is the most fun I've ever had with my clothes on.” —Corden in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/12