Rufus Hound: Comedian to get his teeth into Leeds Grand role

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An award-winning production makes it’s only stop in Yorkshire at the Grand Theatre in Leeds.

Nicholas Hytner’s One Man, Two Guvnors comes to the theatre from December 11 to 15 with comedian Rufus Hound taking the role of Francis Henshall in Richard Bean’s award-winning version of Carlo Goldoni’s classic Italian comedy, The Servant of Two Masters.

One Man Two Guvnors also features live skiffle band The Craze.

Rufus said: “I’d seen the play with James Corden in it and thought ‘what a great job for a stand-up’. I never imagined for a moment that I would get that job.”

“This show hits your funny bone from all sides. You want a funny dance routine? Here’s one of those. You want someone doing a bit of xylophone or a funny song? There’s a bit of that.

“We do physical falls, we do word play, we do pun runs.”

Tickets from £15 to £31 by calling 0844 848 2700 or: www.leedsgrandtheatre.com

Artist Ruth Spencer Jolly who composed 'European Unison' an ensemble written for 28 pianos, representing the members of the European Union and symbolising Brexit, following a preview of her work at Besbrode Pianos in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday March 23, 2017. The composition tells the story of the EU from its birth to Brexit. The ensemble of pianos is a metaphor demonstrating "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts". Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A piano composition for Brexit comes to Yorkshire