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FRIEND (The One With Gunther)
Comedy + Main House

FRIEND (The One With Gunther)

One barista, seventy minutes, ten seasons.

James Seabright presents Brendan Murphy’s Worldwide Comedy Award Winner.

The entire 236 episodes of the hit 90s TV show, FRIENDS, retold through the eyes of Gunther, Central Perk’s very own ‘seventh Friend’.

Marking 20 years since FRIENDS (The Last One) aired, FRIEND (The One With Gunther) comes to London for this strictly limited two-week run.

Settle down to hear Gunther’s insider story of what happened to Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Monica and Joey – from the FRIENDS character who kept them caffeinated through all the highs, lows, love affairs and failed auditions along the way!

This award-winning show was created by acclaimed comic actor Brendan Murphy, who also created and performs the multi-award-winning Buffy Revamped, and is co-creator of ARIA award-nominated satirical podcast NonCensored with Rosie Holt. FRIEND will be performed by Joseph Maudsley who recently toured the world with the Olivier award-nominated show Potted Potter, including a season that won Best New Show in the Best of Las Vegas Awards. He debuted in FRIEND at Edinburgh Fringe in 2023 receiving critical acclaim and delighting audiences, before taking it on UK tour.


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Writer & Creator | Brendan Murphy
Performer | Joseph Maudsley
Director | Hamish MacDougall

Ticket Price

£10 - £26.50


14th - 26 May


King's Head Theatre



"Out of five stars, it should be seven… seven… SEVEN." - ★★★★★ Broadway World

"Joseph Maudsley is a master of subtle and effective humour." - ★★★★ Theatre Weekly

"A must-see for old and new fans of FRIENDS." - ★★★★ Adelaide Advertiser

"For a Reduced Shakespeare style telling of the Friends saga, this can’t be beaten!" - ★★★★ The Reviews Hub


Running Time: 90 mins

Age Guidance: 14+


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