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Dominic Thorburn on Winning Laughs in London’s One Man, Two Guvnors & Stripping Down for Charity

Dominic Thorburn on Winning Laughs in London’s One Man, Two Guvnors & Stripping Down for Charity

The hit London comedy One Man, Two Guvnors is entering its final stretch at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, its giddy commedia dell’arte-inspired zing intact. For that, credit a cast made up jointly of old-timers and newcomers, the latter including a bravura comic turn from 24-year-old Dominic Thorburn as Alan Dangle, the self-appointed actor extraordinaire of the piece. Broadway.com ...

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Thumbs Up! Don't Miss the Delightful Debauchery of Oliver Chris in One Man, Two Guvnors

Thumbs Up! Don't Miss the Delightful Debauchery of Oliver Chris in One Man, Two Guvnors

As the acclaimed run of One Man, Two Guvnors heads toward its final week, leading man James Corden is walking away showered in awards glory, and Tom Edden has earned bragging rights as a Tony-nominated surprise stand-out. Their co-star Oliver Chris deserves equal praise for his turn as Corden's sensationally smug, slightly sadistic and dim-witted boss, Stanley Stubbers. Playing the ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors, Starring Tony Winner James Corden, Recoups Broadway Investment

One Man, Two Guvnors, Starring Tony Winner James Corden, Recoups Broadway Investment

Hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors recouped its $3.25 million investment during the week of August 19. Directed by Nicholas Hytner and written by Richard Bean, the show began its run at the Music Box Theatre on April 6, and is scheduled to end its limited engagement on September 2. 

Starring James Corden in his Tony-winning role as ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors Tony Winner James Corden on His Busy New York Life: ‘All My Dreams Are Coming True’

One Man, Two Guvnors Tony Winner James Corden on His Busy New York Life: ‘All My Dreams Are Coming True’

James Corden is fresh off of a Tony win for his over-the-top role in One Man, Two Guvnors, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for the hilarious British actor. He’s almost done filming Can a Song Save Your Life? with Keira Knightley, writing a TV series for the BBC, preparing for another film role as unlikely opera star ...

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Tony Nominee Tom Edden Gives a Hilarious and Shocking Look Backstage at One Man, Two Guvnors

Tony Nominee Tom Edden Gives a Hilarious and Shocking Look Backstage at One Man, Two Guvnors

If you think the onstage antics are wild at One Man, Two Guvnors, wait until you see what goes on behind the scenes! Tony nominee Tom Edden gives a jawdropping backstage tour at the Music Box Theatre.

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Oliver Chris on Hating Earnest Actors, Loving Judi Dench & How One Man, Two Guvnors Saved Him

Oliver Chris on Hating Earnest Actors, Loving Judi Dench & How One Man, Two Guvnors Saved Him
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Age; hometown: 33; Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Current role: Scoring laughs in his Broadway debut as posh gangster Stanley Stubbers in One Man, Two Guvnors.

Play’s the Thing: Given that he's starring in a ridiculous Broadway comedy, it's only fitting that Oliver Chris doesn’t take his job too seriously. “I hate when actors talk earnestly about acting,” he says ...

Jemima Rooper Counts on Classy Champagne and Her ‘Cock Sock’ Backstage at One Man, Two Guvnors

Jemima Rooper Counts on Classy Champagne and Her ‘Cock Sock’ Backstage at One Man, Two Guvnors

How does One Man, Two Guvnors star Jemima Rooper get through her high-speed Broadway comedy? With the help of the inspirational balloon, infamous cock sock, fancy alcohol and more she showed Broadway.com in her dressing room. Check it out!

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One Man, Two Guvnors' James Corden Dishes on His Naked Photo Shoot with David Beckham on Piers Morgan

One Man, Two Guvnors' James Corden Dishes on His Naked Photo Shoot with David Beckham on Piers Morgan

British funnyman James Corden has audiences rolling in the aisles at the Music Box Theatre with his Tony-winning, over-the-top performance as Francis Henshall in One Man, Two Guvnors. On June 18, Corden stopped by Piers Morgan to regale the fellow Brit with a story about bathing with soccer star and all around sex icon David Beckham. The recently engaged Corden ...

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Tony Winner James Corden Joins Starry Cast of Can a Song Save Your Life? Movie

Tony Winner James Corden Joins Starry Cast of Can a Song Save Your Life? Movie

Fresh off his Tony win, One Man Two Guvnors star James Corden is set to join the cast of Can a Song Save Your Life?, according to Deadline.com. Directed by John Carney (who helmed the original Once film), the movie also features Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld and Adam Levine. 

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Spotlight On: One Man, Two Guvnors

Spotlight On: One Man, Two Guvnors

This hilarious new play features a gotta-see leading performance from British funny man James Corden.

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Tony Winner James Corden to Play Britain’s Got Talent Winner Paul Potts in Biopic

Tony Winner James Corden to Play Britain’s Got Talent Winner Paul Potts in Biopic

James Corden, who just won a Tony Award for his starring role in One Man, Two Guvnors, will play unlikely Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts in the new film One Chance, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail.

Potts is an English tenor who was making a living as a mobile phone salesman before winning the first season ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors Star James Corden Salutes His 'Favorite Actor in the World' Philip Seymour Hoffman in a Tearful Tony Speech

One Man, Two Guvnors Star James Corden Salutes His 'Favorite Actor in the World' Philip Seymour Hoffman in a Tearful Tony Speech

British comic star James Corden took home the 2012 Tony for Best Actor in a play for One Man, Two Guvnors, winning the award over heavyweight American stars stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, James Earl Jones, John Lithgow and Frank Langella. Listing the competition by name, including “my favorite actor in the world, Philip Seymour Hoffman,” Corden said, “To be ...

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Learn the Secrets of Being a 'Real New Yorker' From One Man, Two Guvnors’ Tom Edden, Jemima Rooper & Oliver Chris

Learn the Secrets of Being a 'Real New Yorker' From One Man, Two Guvnors’ Tom Edden, Jemima Rooper & Oliver Chris

They may be London transplants starring in an undoubtedly British play, but One Man, Two Guvnors stars Tom Edden, Jemima Rooper and Oliver Chris have got this whole “New Yorker” thing down. Their secrets to assimilation? Pizza-folding, matzoh ball soup-eating and, of course, always being in a hurry. The brand new Broadway stars are so proud of how they've adapted ...

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Tony Nominee Tom Edden on His Early Inspiration and Inappropriate Audition for One Man, Two Guvnors

Tony Nominee Tom Edden on His Early Inspiration and Inappropriate Audition for One Man, Two Guvnors

Age & Hometown: 33; Guildford, England

Current role: A side-splitting, Tony-nominated comic turn as pacemaker-fueled octogenarian and trainee waiter Alfie in One Man, Two Guvnors.

Great Expectations: If Tom Edden wasn’t an actor, he’d probably be a cartoonist. “My two big passions were theater and drawing,” he remembers of his school days. His love for drama was honed through ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! What is the Real Best Thing Two Guvnor’s James Corden Has Ever Won?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! What is the Real Best Thing Two Guvnor’s James Corden Has Ever Won?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Today’s special guest is James Corden, who earned his first Tony nomination playing the dim-witted Francis Henshall in over-the-top farce One ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! What Will Make One Man, Two Guvnors' Tom Edden Throw a Tony Diva Fit?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! What Will Make One Man, Two Guvnors' Tom Edden Throw a Tony Diva Fit?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Today, get to know Tom Edden, who earned his first Tony nomination for a side-splitting turn as an aging, pacemaker-fueled trainee ...

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Squigs Says 'Allo to James Corden & British Comedy Sensation One Man, Two Guvnors

Squigs Says 'Allo to James Corden & British Comedy Sensation One Man, Two Guvnors

Capturing the manic energy of a spectacular farce on paper is a tall order, but that is just what Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson set out to do when he headed to the Music Box Theatre to check out British import One Man, Two Guvors! James Corden takes center stage as the title’s "one man," the none-too-bright ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors Star Jemima Rooper Wants to Talk ‘Cock Sock’ with Lady Gaga

One Man, Two Guvnors Star Jemima Rooper Wants to Talk ‘Cock Sock’ with Lady Gaga

British actress Jemima Rooper is rocking the black suit and fedora of a 1960s East End thug on Broadway in One Man, Two Guvnors, playing a young woman who is in disguise as her dead brother. Near the show’s end, Rooper drops her pants to reveal a very convincing bulge in her trousers. Turns out she’s given her prop a ...

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Grant Olding Cracks Open the Champagne for His One Man, Two Guvnors Tony Nomination

Grant Olding Cracks Open the Champagne for His One Man, Two Guvnors Tony Nomination

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Grant Olding
Nominated for Best Score, One Man, Two Guvnors


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One Man, Two Guvnors Nominee Tom Edden Celebrates with Physical Therapy and a Dirty Martini

One Man, Two Guvnors Nominee Tom Edden Celebrates with Physical Therapy and a Dirty Martini

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Tom Edden
Nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play, One Man, Two Guvnors ...

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Thumbs Up! One Man, Two Guvnors' Wacky Waiter Tom Edden Deserves a Big Tip

Thumbs Up! One Man, Two Guvnors' Wacky Waiter Tom Edden Deserves a Big Tip

In this new feature, Broadway.com staffers send personal shout-outs to applause-worthy stars, shows and more.

By the time Tom Edden makes his entrance as elderly pub waiter Alfie, the zany comedy of One Man, Two Guvnors is already in full swing. With a single physical sight gag, however, Edden elevates the fun to a whole new level. The scene-stealing ...

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Joyous Chats With the One Man, Two Guvnors Company on Opening Night

Joyous Chats With the One Man, Two Guvnors Company on Opening Night

The London laugh riot One Man, Two Guvnors made its Broadway bow on April 18, and the company of this National Theatre comedy hit is obviously overjoyed to be sharing their show with New York audiences. After the opening night performance at the Music Box Theatre, the cast and guests headed to the Liberty Theatre for a swinging party. Click ...

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It's an Opening Night of Laughter and Love for James Corden & One Man, Two Guvnors

It's an Opening Night of Laughter and Love for James Corden & One Man, Two Guvnors
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Broadway was (prat)falling all over itself on April 18 to welcome the sight gags and slamming doors of British slapstick sensation One Man, Two Guvnors to the Music Box Theatre on opening night! James Corden leads the cast as the easily flummoxed (and always ravenous) Francis Henshall, who ends up in the employ of two small-time East End hoods ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Give Three Cheers for One Man, Two Guvnors?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Give Three Cheers for One Man, Two Guvnors?

Slapstick smash One Man, Two Guvnors, a British import from the National Theatre in London, has arrived on Broadway, starring James Corden as the occasionally dim-witted and always ravenous Francis Henshall. When Henshall ends up in the employ of two small-time East End hoods, he must keep them from learning about each other so he can keep both of his ...

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Cheers! British Farce One Man, Two Guvnors, Starring James Corden, Opens on Broadway

Cheers! British Farce One Man, Two Guvnors, Starring James Corden, Opens on Broadway

The fast-paced British farce One Man, Two Guvnors celebrates its opening night on April 18 at the Music Box Theatre. Nicholas Hytner helms the production, and James Corden stars.

Guests expected to attend the opening performance include Paul Rudd, Jim Gaffigan, Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, Michael Emerson, Tom Hiddleston and Richard Bean. 

One Man, Two Guvnors, adapted by Richard ...

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