One Hound in Two Guv'nors for Lowry

Published: 1 July 2012
Reporter: David Upton

Rufus HoundActor, stand-up comedian and presenter Rufus Hound will lead the cast, playing the role of Francis Henshall, in Nicholas Hytner's five-star, award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors when it arrives at The Lowry in Salford in the New Year.

Best known as a comedian and TV and radio personality, Rufus's work includes seven series of the award-winning Celebrity Juice, the BBC sitcom Hounded, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Xtra Factor, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and new comedy show Mad Mad World (ITV1).

One Man, Two Guvnors won a Manchester Theatre Award for bext visiting production, the Evening Standard and Critics Circle Awards for Best New Play; and the Broadway production opened in New York to acclaim.

UK critics have called One Man, Two Guvnors ‘one of the funniest productions in the National's history'.

The smash-hit comedy returns (January 8-19, 2013) with a new all-star cast, which also includes Blackpool-born Jodie Prenger.