Owain Arthur returns to One Man, Two Guvnors

Owain Arthur returns to One Man, Two Guvnors

Updated On: May 31, 2018
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    Following an acclaimed international tour, Owain Arthur will return to the West End production of ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 23 September 2013. After travelling over 25,500 miles worldwide and performing almost 500 times, Arthur will reprise his role as loveable chancer Francis Henshall in the National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed smash hit comedy.

    Arthur previously performed the role at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2012, on tour in the UK and having understudied James Cordon at the Adelphi Theatre. His theatre credits include Nicholas Hytner's The History Boys (NT), Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company), The Comedy of Errors (Royal Exchange) and Birdsong (Comedy Theatre). On television his credits include Holby City, Ddeg, Cei Bach, New Tricks and The Palace. His film credits include Abroad, Mr Nice and Eldra.

    Arthur will be joined by Angela Griffin as Dolly, with Kellie Shirley and Peter Caulfield reprising their roles of Pauline Clench and Alfie, previous played in the ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS touring productions. Dominic Thorburn joins the cast to play Alan Dangle.

    Peter Caulfield (Alfie) recently toured with ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS on its second UK tour. His previous theatre credits include Me and My Girl (Kilworth House Theatre), The Merchant of Venice and The Wind in the Willows (Derby Theatre), Enron (Chichester Festival Theatre and Royal Court), Present: Tense (Southwark Playhouse), Man of Mode (NT), The Wild Duck (Donmar Warehouse), Into the Woods (Royal Opera House) and Elegies: A Song Cycle (Arts Theatre).

    Angela Griffin (Dolly) will make her West End debut in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS. She has worked extensively on television as an actress and presenter and was last on screen starring as Shelly in Sky 1's comedy drama series Mount Pleasant. Griffin first came to prominence on ITV1's Coronation Street for 5 years. Her other television credits include starring roles in Holby City, Babyfather, Cutting It and Waterloo Road. She has also been seen in Hustle, Down To Earth and Waking the Dead all for the BBC as well as Open Wide and Boy Meets World both for ITV. As a presenter she's worked extensively for Sky 1 fronting her own daily talk show Angela and Friends, as well as Emergency with Angela Griffin. On film she has been seen in Last Chance Harvey starring Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson.

    Kellie Shirley (Pauline Clench) joins the West End cast having previously performed the role of Pauline in the production's UK and international tours. On television she played series regular Carly Wicks in Eastenders from 2006–2012. Her other television work has included Lewis, The Office, Murder City, Parents of the Band, 20,000 Streets Under the Sky and The Bill. Her theatre credits include Cinderella (Richmond Theatre), Rhoda (Menier Chocolate Factory), State Fair (Finborough Theatre), The Miracle (NT), Slam (Soho Theatre) and Best of the Rest (Royal Court). Shirley's film credits include Frank, Girl on a Bicycle, Venus, The Grind, Heidi and Wimbledon.

    Dominic Thorburn's (Alan Dangle) theatre credits include Macbeth (Manchester International Festival), Our Country's Good (St. James Theatre), Henry V and The Winter's Tale (Propeller Theatre Company) and Henry IV Parts I & II (Theatre Royal Bath). His screen credits include Everywhere and Nowhere and I Shouldn't Be Alive: Avalanche.

    Current cast members Sam Alexander (Stanley Stubbers), David Benson (Gareth), Ian Burfield (Charlie Clench), Amy Cudden (Rachel Crabbe), Derek Elroy (Lloyd Boateng) and Hugh Sachs (Harry Dangle) will continue in their roles.

    Multi award-winning ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS has now been seen by over 1 million people worldwide since it opened at the National in May 2011. Now in its third year and currently booking at the Theatre Royal Haymarket until 1 March 2014, don't miss Nicholas Hytner's five star production of Richard Bean's version of Carlo Goldoni's classic Italian comedy. Book your ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS tickets today!