Last night (17th October) the West End production of One Man, Two Guvnors held a special gala performance to celebrate the National Theatre’s production becoming the longest running show at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in its almost two hundred-year history.
During the gala performance Gok Wan was invited up on stage by Owain Arthur (who plays Francis Henshall) during a hilarious scene which is said to have “bought the house down”. Gok Wan and audience member Bill Byrd, who was on holiday from Texas, were invited to assist Francis move his ‘very heavy’ Guvnor’s suitcase.
After the event, Owain Tweeted Gok a message reading “You’re brilliant!!!! Thank you!!!!!!!! Sorry!!!!!!”
Gok also Tweeted, telling his followers how much he enjoyed the performance. He wrote: “Ok, so One Man, Two Guvnors is incredible! Comic and script genius! A must see for everyone. Laugh out loud funny and simply perfect casting! Go!”
After the gala performance the One Man, Two Guvnors cast and VIP guests enjoyed a post show party at Mint Leaf where they were treated to The Gunvors’ cocktails and array of canapés including Potato and Chick Pea Chaat on Wheat Crisp served with Yogurt and Tamarind, Chili and Garlic Marinated Tandoori Paneer, Kadhai Spiced Tempura Asparagus served with Tomato and Mustard Relish and Garlic and Thyme Marinated Chicken Tikka followed by Chocolate Dipped Strawberries.
One Man, Two Guvnors runs at the Theatre Royal Haymarket until 1st March 2014.
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