Our Man in Havana
directed by James Bell
Matinees Sunday 23 and Saturday 29 August at 2pm
No evening performance Sunday 23 August
No performance Monday 24 August
MI6’s man in Havana is Jim Wormold, a former vacuum-cleaner salesman turned reluctant secret agent out of economic necessity to pay for his teenage daughter’s increasingly extravagant lifestyle. To keep his job, he files bogus reports based on Charles Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare and dreams up military installations from vacuum-cleaner designs. Then his stories start coming disturbingly true… In Clive Francis’ adaptation, Graham Greene’s classic satirical novel becomes a wonderfully funny and fast-moving romp.