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The Wild Ass's Skin Reloaded

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 21 January 2011

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.


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