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London Production at Trafalgar Studios, 2019

John Godber Productions

[West End, 2019]



John Godber Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Comedy

John GodberApril In Paris

Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Comedy

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New Shows Set For Spring and Summer of 2024 at Scarsborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre

New visiting shows for the spring and early summer of 2024 at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre have been announced. Learn more about the lineup here!

May Tether Comes to East Yorkshire to Bring Story of Forgotten Silent Film Star to Life This Autumn

This autumn, West End actress and singing powerhouse May Tether returns home to her East Yorkshire roots to star in a brand new show from the John Godber Company.

BRIDESMAIDS is Coming to 3Olympia Theatre This August

Bridesmaids has arrived to 3Olympia Theatre for 7 performances from August 29th to September 2nd 2023! 

John Godber Company Will Embark on Autumn Tour With DO I LOVE YOU?

The John Godber Company has announced a new John Godber play for their Autumn Tour! 'Do I Love You?' is a hilarious dance-fuelled comedy which will be touring the across the UK this autumn.

Photos: In Rehearsal For THE BOOK OF WILL European Premiere

A brand-new production of Lauren Gunderson’s award-winning comedy, The Book of Will, is coming to UK audiences this year in its European premiere. See photos from inside rehearsal.

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company Sets Cast For SHAKERS

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents John Godber and Jane Thornton's comedy drama, Shakers, at The Fallen Angel – the company's year-round cabaret and theatre venue on Guildford's High Street – from 15-25 (excl. 19 & 20) May 2023 at 7.30pm. 

Cast Revealed and Tour Dates Set For THE BOOK OF WILL

A brand-new production of Lauren Gunderson's award-winning comedy, The Book of Will, is coming to UK audiences this year in its European premiere.

John Godber and Jane Thornton Are LIVING ON FRESH AIR at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre This Spring

The John Godber Company is bringing a brand-new John Godber comedy to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre next month.

West End Productions Presents APRIL IN PARIS, Opening April 21- May 7

APRIL IN PARIS runs at North Fourth Art Center, 4904 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 3 weekends, from April 21 – May 7, 2023.

TEECHERS LEAVERS '22 Comes To London This April

Teechers Leavers '22 is coming to the Greenwich Theatre in London on Thursday 27th and Saturday 29th April as part of a UK Tour.

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company Announces 2023 Programme

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company's Managing Director Charlotte Wyschna and Founder Nick Wyschna will present a packed programme of shows and events in 2023, including Guildford Fringe Festival which celebrates its 10th birthday this summer. 

Photos: First Look at All New Character Portraits For TEECHERS LEAVERS UK Tour

Blackeyed Theatre has shared all new character portraits for the world premiere UK Tour of Teechers Leavers ’22. Check out the photos here!

John Godber Company Presents BOUNCERS in Association With CAST In Doncaster, For The Theatre's 10th Birthday

Yorkshire touring theatre company, the John Godber Company is bringing John Godber's iconic Yorkshire play 'Bouncers' to CAST in Doncaster as a part of the theatre's 10th Birthday celebrations this January, and then touring the North of England throughout the Spring!

Cast Announced For the UK Tour of TEECHERS LEAVERS '22

Blackeyed Theatre has announced the cast for the world premiere UK Tour of Teechers Leavers '22.

New Season of Visiting Work Announced For Winter/Spring 2023 at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre

A season of visiting shows at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre has been announced. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Programme of Autumn/Winter Visiting Productions

A packed programme of visiting productions has been announced for the autumn and winter of 2022 at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre.

Autumn-Winter Season Announced at Oldham Coliseum

Oldham Coliseum Theatre today announces its programme for Autumn and Winter 2022-23. A mixture of Coliseum-produced and touring drama plus the theatre's award-winning annual pantomime combine for a packed season of thought-provoking, fun filled and thrilling theatre to suit all tastes.

Guest Blog: Jason Gale On The Importance of Theatre in The London Lifestyle Awards

When I first created the London Lifestyle Awards® back in 2009, one of the initial categories that I wrote on my A4 sheet of paper was ‘Theatre Show of the Year’. There were several reasons for doing this and, from the first awards in 2010 right up until this year, it has remained one of the most nominated and most voted for categories across the entire awards.

Cast Announced For John Godber's TEECHERS LEAVERS '22

Hull Truck Theatre continues to raise the bar with its exciting 50th anniversary programme with a world premiere from playwright John Godber OBE, who has re-imaged his critically acclaimed 'Teechers', originally performed in 1987, for the leavers of 2022.

Maxine Peake's BERYL Tells True Story Of The Greatest Woman On Two Wheels

Written by actress Maxine Peake, Beryl tells the remarkable true story of unsung champion cyclist Beryl Burton. This inspirational tour-de-force is fuelled by rhubarb, northern charm and fierce determination.


John Godber has not appeared on Broadway.

John Godber has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

John Godber's first West End show was The Scary Bikers which opened in 2019

John Godber has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Best Comedy at the Olivier Awards for his plays "April In Paris" and "On The Piste." He has also been nominated for Comedy of the Year at the Olivier Awards for his plays "Bouncers" and "Up 'N' Under." These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Godber's comedic works have received in the theater industry.

John Godber has won the Comedy of the Year award at the Olivier Awards for his show Up 'N' Under.

John Godber has written 2 shows including Bouncers (Playwright), The Scary Bikers (Playwright).

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