When a hugely bankable star agrees to appear in a sure-fire commercial hit, film producers Bobby Gould and Charlie Fox are convinced this is the break of a lifetime. That is until Karen, a temporary secretary, derails the dream. When she persuades Bobby to dump the blockbuster in favour of a story which can only be described as box-office poison, Charlie is forced to resort to desperate measures... The original Broadway production starred Madonna while the British premiere was produced by the National in 1989.Author David Mamet. Producer Theatre Royal Winchester. Director James Barry.