The Wild Ass's Skin Reloaded

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20110121

Balzac's classic novel is relocated to contemporary London. Rupert, an unemployed investment banker, is distracted from his suicidal despair by a magic skin which can grant his every wish. Inevitably, there is a price to pay. By Adrian Penketh.

Rupert... Elliot Cowan

Pauline... Naomi Frederick

Miss Givings/Glen... Don Gilet

Sebastian... Chris Porter

Shopkeeper/Tom... Inam Mirza

P@Rick... Lloyd Thomas

Stripper... Sally Orrock

Other parts were played by Jude Akuwudike and Christine Kavanagh

Directed by Toby Swift.

Adrian Penketh's modern take on Balzac's classic tale. A sacked banker finds a magic skin.

20110121

Balzac's classic novel is relocated to contemporary London.

Rupert, an unemployed investment banker, is distracted from his suicidal despair by a magic skin which can grant his every wish.

Inevitably, there is a price to pay.

By Adrian Penketh.

Rupert...

Elliot Cowan

Pauline...

Naomi Frederick

Miss Givings/Glen...

Don Gilet

Sebastian...

Chris Porter

Shopkeeper/Tom...

Inam Mirza

P@Rick...

Lloyd Thomas

Stripper...

Sally Orrock

Other parts were played by Jude Akuwudike and Christine Kavanagh

Directed by Toby Swift.

Adrian Penketh's modern take on Balzac's classic tale.

A sacked banker finds a magic skin.