Why See An Inspector Calls?
From Stephen Daldry, Director of The Reader, the Academy Award-winning blockbuster The Hours and one of Britain’s best-loved films Billy Elliot - now an Olivier Award-winning musical - comes the magnificent West End & Broadway production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller.
When Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly at the prosperous Birling family home, their peaceful dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman. His startling revelations shake the very foundations of their lives and challenge us all to examine our consciences.
Hailed as the theatrical event of our generation, winning more awards than any other play in history, this magnificent production has thrilled audiences across the world with its epic and wildly imaginative staging, raw emotion, evocative score, lashing rain and chilling suspense. Book now for an evening of compelling drama and theatricality.
Opening night: 3 December 2009
An Inspector Calls is recommended age for children is 8 years and up.
1 hour 45 minutes with no intermission.
Cast and Creative
CastNicholas Woodeson as Inspector Goole
Sandra Duncan as Mrs Birling
Marianne Oldham as Sheila Birling
David Roper as Mr Birling
Diana Payne Myers as Edna
Robin Whiting as Eric Birling
Timoth Watson as Gerald Croft
CreativeWritten: J B Priestley
Directed: Stephen Daldry
Design: Ian MacNeil
Lighting Design: Rick Fisher
Music: Stephen Warbeck
Associate Director: Julian Webber
OLIVIER AWARDS 1993
TONY AWARDS 1994
Best Revival of a Play
Best Featured Actress
DRAMA DESK AWARD 1994
Best Supporting Actress
Outstanding Revival of a Play
Outstanding Special Effects
OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 1994
What we thought
Loud CONFUSING fascinating
The swarms of teenage scholars present in the audience confirmed the significance that the moralistic tale of Edwardian greed and hypocrisy viewed from the 1940s has today.
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