THE BWW Q&A: Dominic Thorburn of ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS!

Tell us a little bit about the play and the role you're taking.

Alan Dangle - an only child suffering for his art.

What's it like going into a show that's been so incredibly successful - exciting, pressurised, nerve-wracking, a challenge?

All of the above. Standing on the shoulders of giants.

What would be your perfect job?

Any. I'm available from March!

When were you happiest?

Tough one. Hmmm. God, maybe I'm dead inside.

What is your greatest fear?

Losing someone I love.

What is your earliest memory?

Being bought a slide.

Which living person do you most admire, and why?

At the moment our lead Owain Arthur.

Where would you like to live?

By the sea. Cornwall or Scotland.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?


Cat or dog?


To whom would you most like to say sorry, if anyone?

My best friend who has moved to Melbourne. I don't contact her nearly enough.

Who is your best friend in theatre?

My mate Olly - for putting up with lots of neurotic bull***t.

If you could go back in time, where would you go?

Edwardian times when men's fashion was at its best.

Where would you most like to be right now?

Cheesily with my family: on my mum's birthday it took Skype to get all of us in the same room.

Tell us a secret.

Dumbledore dies.

Dominic Thorburn stars in One Man Two Guvnors at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.


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Carrie Dunn Carrie is the UK editor-in-chief for BroadwayWorld. After spending her formative years reading books and ending up with a Masters degree in English literature from King's College London, it was inevitable that Carrie should be a journalist. Her pure and simple delight in the art-form of musical theatre led to the Guardian asking her to be their West End Girl. Since then, she's picked up a PhD, and also written for many other UK publications, including the Times and the Independent. She has many eclectic loves, including sport, karaoke, reality television, MMORPGs, three-volume Victorian novels, the British seaside, embroidery and Veronica Mars.


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