From understudy to star...

An actor from Caernarfon shot to fame on the London stage after he stepped into the main role after the lead fell ill. Owain Arthur was understudy to James Corden in the play One Man Two Guv'nors - and was given the part for the rest of the run.

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West End success for Caernarfon actor Owain Arthur

Owain Arthur, right, prepares to go on stage in Llandudno Credit: ITV News Wales

A former understudy who became a West End star has been performing for audiences at home in North Wales.

Owain Arthur, from Rhiwlas near Bangor, now has the lead role in the play 'One Man Two Guvnors' - which is on tour in Llandudno this week.

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