As unpaid bills flood in, Cornelius, partner at import firm Briggs and Murrison, is struggling to keep his creditors happy and his spirits up. With the collapse of foreign trade, and business changing from personalised service to catering for global mass markets, Cornelius is forced to confront the mental decline and suicide of his business partner Murrison, and his own impending bankruptcy. Miss Prism, the firm's loyal secretary, has been deeply in love with Cornelius for years, but her closeted world is challenged by the arrival of the young, free and optimistic typist, Judy, who shows Cornelius the life he could have once have led...Performers Emily Barber, Alan Cox, Robin Browne, David Ellis, Andrew Fallaize, Col Farrell, Lewis Hart, Beverley Klein, Jamie Newall, Xanthe Patterson, Simon Rhodes, Annabel Topham.
Author J.B. Priestly. Producer Anna Collins. Producer 31 Productions (in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre). Director Sam Yates. Design David Woodhead. Lighting Howard Hudson. Music Alex Baranowski.