About The John Godber Company

After having seen how the board of a theatre can destabilise a company John and his playwright/director/actor wife, Jane, decided to create their own company in order to keep control of their work without the meddling hands of a theatre board who had scant or no theatrical experience.

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I Want That Hair

Set in East Yorkshire, I Want That Hair is a hilarious warts and all look at what happens between the chit-chat, the wash and blow dry and the curling, in a local hair salon.

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The Scary Bikers

A new comedy about life, love and staying on your bike!

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Up ‘n’ Under

This classic award-winning comedy follows amateur rugby league minnows the Wheatsheaf Arms in their quest to beat arch rivals, The Cobblers from Castleford.


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John Godber’s Bouncers stands the test of time

Review by Julie Marshall in the Wakefield Express, 1st February 2019:   My association with John Godber’s award-winning play Bouncers goes back many years – almost.. Read More →


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