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.
Other parts were played by Jude Akuwudike and Christine Kavanagh
Directed by Toby Swift.
Adrian Penketh's modern take on Balzac's classic tale.
A sacked banker finds a magic skin.