This anarchic comedy by Graham Greene and adapted for the stage by Giles Havergal, tells the story of retired bank manager Henry Pulling, and his globetrotting adventures with his Aunt Augusta. From Paris to Istanbul to Paraguay, the unlikely pair journey together discovering colourful characters and the possibilities that life conjures up in the most unusual of places.
Catherine has cared for her father Robert, a renowned mathematician, through his mental illness for the past five years. His ex-student, Hal, discovers a ground-breaking proof in Robert’s office but the question is posed: who is the real author of this brilliant work? Catherine struggles to solve this, and the most perplexing problem of all: how much of her father’s madness – or genius – has she inherited?