Barry, a hapless TV comic, hopes to laugh all the way to the bank when he's courted by financial execs, John and Jane, promising fat fees and five star treatment that he deserves. Barry is instead urged by the bankers to give a candid account of his life and views. The Barry that emerges is the least of the surprises in the tense game power and manipulation that ensues. Dumb Show tackles two big questions in today's society. How far will people go to destroy a celebrity? And what is Privacy when the whole world knows who you are? Joe Penhall tackles these questions head on in this explosive dark comedy.