Laughter is the best medicine - One man, Two guvnors

A few weeks ago, we watched the National Theatre Live HD broadcast of "One man, Two guvnors".  It is one of the funniest things I have seen in years.  We all laughed so much and ended up exhausted at the end of it. It is a play starring James Corden (Tony award winner) and as it begins you think it's going to be a silly farce...and it is, but it is also so much more.

Watching it really is like get a huge dose of the best medicine available.  It's a couple of hours of nothing else entering your head and pure silly entertainment.  You feel so good during and afterwards!


If you have the opportunity to see it live - it's now playing in Broadway, as well as continuing in London at the Theatre Royal (but with a different cast), or look out for the National Theatre broadcast.

The play is by Richard Bean and is an English adaptation of Servant of Two Masters, an Italian comedy from 1743 by a Venetian playwright Carlo Goldoni.

It is set in Brighton in 1963 and follows Francis Henshall who becomes employed by two men. Francis tries to keep them from meeting, in order to avoid each of them learning he is working for someone else.  And then the silliness begins - with plenty of involvement from the audience too (rather more than expected the night we saw it!).  James Corden is just incredible.

If you see, you will love it!

And in the meantime, do something this weekend that makes you laugh! You'll feel good :-D
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