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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The Scary Bikers

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

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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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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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Why John Godber reckons Long Live The Kings of Hull is better than the first play

This article was published in The Press on 11th September 2018. — John Godber has written a sequel only once before in his long, prolific playwriting career, the.. Read More →


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