Jim Wormold, an under-employed vacuum cleaner salesman living in 1950s Cuba, is struggling to pay for his teenage daughter’s increasingly extravagant lifestyle. So when the British Secret Service asks him to become their ‘man’ in Havana he is tempted to say yes. There’s just one problem… he isn’t a spy and he doesn’t know anything!
To avoid suspicion, he begins to recruit non-existent sub-agents and concocting a series of intricate fictions. But Wormold soon discovers that his stories are closer to the truth than he could have ever imagined!
Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society presents Graham Green’s classic satirical novel, adapted by Clive Francis as a wonderfully funny and fast moving romp!