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11Sep

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 →
01Sep

Dream comes true for Barrass as he reprises lead role in Long Live The Kings Of Hull

This article was published in The Press on 23rd August 2018. — Martin Barrass may live in York, where he stars perennially as Dame Berwick Kaler‘s comic.. Read More →
23Aug

Godber’s Kings Head into the Rehearsal Room

The Kings of Hull prepare to return to the Hull New Theatre Stage A year on from the phenomenal success of The Kings of Hull,.. Read More →
29Jun

Spotlight Scholarship Programme

Help raise £10,000 to support gifted performers in their places at Drama schools and to continue the work of ASA’s Spotlight Scholarship programme. The Spotlight Scholarship Programme was.. Read More →
28May

How the Neil Hudgell Trust helped us to make Ocho

Find out how  theNeil Hudgell Trust helped us to create Ocho with Archbishop Sentamu. The following info is taken from the Hudgell Solicitors website.  .. Read More →
31Mar

Playwright John Godber in plea for arts funding at Palace ceremony

He is Britain’s third most performed playwright, after Shakespeare and Alan Ayckbourn, so it was perhaps not surprising that words came easily to him in.. Read More →
23Nov

New work by John Godber and Told by an Idiot among Sky Arts’ first £1m Brexit commissions

This article was published by The Stage on 25th October. — Sky Arts has announced the first commissions of its £1 million project to make 50.. Read More →
27Sep

Press Release: The Kings of Hull

Commissioned for Hull UK City of Culture 2017, The Kings of Hull receives its world premiere at the newly reopened Hull New Theatre on 27 Wednesday.. Read More →
21May

Giving Young People an Amazing Opportunity

We’re working on a very exciting project withArchbishop Sentamu school in East Hull. Last September, the school launched a new scholarship programme to give young people.. Read More →
10May

Ocho to be Performed in East Yorkshire and Spain

Ocho tells the story of eight men from Hull who went to fight in the Spanish Civil War. Jane Thornton is a BAFTA – winning.. Read More →
25Apr

Shakers at East Riding Theatre

A popular classic for over thirty years, Shakers is coming to East Riding Theatre! The beautiful Beverley venue will host a show that has been exported.. Read More →
30Jan

Shafted Now On Tour

Starting from Wednesday the 3rd of February at the Theatre Wakefield Royal our new play Shafted will be on tour. We will be on tour.. Read More →
22Jan

Launch Of New Website

We have been busy behind the scenes creating our new John Godber Company website. The new website will serve as a one stop port of.. Read More →