The Wild Ass's Skin Reloaded
The Wild Ass's Skin Reloaded. Modern re-imagining of Balzac. Investment banker Rupert has been sacked. As he waits to throw himself into the Thames, he is given a magic skin.
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.