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One Man, Two Guvnors – Hellfire@Home

While all cinemas and theatres in the UK are closed due to the lockdown we will be watching movies and theatre performances from the comfort of our living rooms. We’re happy to say that tonight we will be watching One Man, Two Guvnors.

As part of our new remote festival, Hellfire@Home, we will share links to various movies and theatre performances so we can all watch them together at home. The first of which, provided by the National Theatre and their new National Theatre at Home initiative, is One Man, Two Guvnors an amazing production from 2011 starring James Corden.

“One Man, Two Guvnors”
starring James Corden
National Theatre

Saturday 4 April 2020, 8pm

Synopsis:
Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall (Corden) becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.

Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

While we are all watching the performance we encourage you to join us in our Facebook Group for a chat.

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Next:

The Invention of Lying
Written, Produced, Directed and Starring: Ricky Gervais
Sunday 5 April 2020, 8pm

NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all – if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano – or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?



Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.

Venue

Quarterhouse
Mill Bay,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT20 1BN

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Tickets

£14
£12 Creative Folkestone Members
£12 Concessions

Book tickets online here

To book in person, visit the Quarterhouse box office or call 01303 760750.

This is not a Hellfire Film Festival event but it is a film event in Folkestone and we’re all about that!