Owain Arthur to replace James Corden

Nicholas Hytner’s National Theater production of the SRO comedy “One Man, Two Guvnors” will transfer with a new cast to its second West End home, the Theater Royal Haymarket, from March 2.

Owain Arthur, currently understudying the leading role created by James Corden, will take over when Corden leaves with the original company for the Gotham transfer opening at the Music Box on April 18.

Further casting for the Theater Royal Haymarket transfer has yet to be announced.

“One Man, Two Guvnors” is leaving its current home of the Adelphi theater to make way for the transfer of Jonathan Kent’s Chichester Festival Theater production of Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd” from March 10.

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