A young entrepreneur sets out on a quest for wealth with priceless ambition and a purse of gold.
This fable of free-market economi and cut-throat capitalism premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in March 2013, directed by Dominic Cooke, in his final production as Artistic Director of the theatre.
'What a play… rich, turbulent and satirical' – Guardian
'A romping, sprawling barnstormer' – The Times
'A roguish mix of Henry Fielding and Bertolt Brecht… laudably ambitious in scope and playful in style' – Financial Times
'A punchy piece about the excesses of capitalism… plenty of stinging lines' – Evening Standard