From the offices of Wall St to the factories of Europe, money flows and lives are changed as economies rise and fall. A young blonde woman searches for financial security, which brings her into the lives of the rich, the foolish and the opportunistic. Played out against the economic tensions of Europe in the 20’s there are wisecracks galore. But also reminders of the hard-edged truth: many Gentle Men Prefer Money.
‘After the performance, a great friend and supporter of the company came into the dressing room and murmured “Darlings, the curtain call – how brave”.’
Monstrous Regiment: A Collective Celebration 1991. Gillian Hanna, a cast member, recalls the show’s last performance before it was replaced by an entirely new one with the same title.