Edward Bulwer-Lytton's comedy of manners, written in 1840. Alfred Evelyn, a poor young man, is surprisingly bequeathed a fortune and suddenly finds that those who previously despised him are now his closest friends. Furthermore, he is even being offered the hand of the daughter of Sir John Vesey, his previous employer who is otherwise know as Stingy Jack.Performers Roger Allam, David Arneil, Jasper Britton, Michael Bryant, Martin Chamberlain, Jim Creighton, Ruddy L Davis, Simon Day, Victoria Hamilton, Jack James, Samantha Lavender, Liam McKenna, Charles Millham, Sophie Okonedo, Deni Quilley, Elizabeth Renihan, Clive Rowe, Simon Russell Beale, Aislinn Sands, Myra Sands, David Weston.
Author Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Director John Caird. Design Rob Howell. Lighting Peter Mumford. Music Jonathan Dove.