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An Inspector Calls

National Theatre's

An Inspector Calls

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An Inspector Calls

J B Priestley’s Classic Thriller, An Inspector Calls

Stephen Daldry’s multi-award-winning National Theatre production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller returns. Winner of 19 major awards and hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, An Inspector Calls has thrilled more than 5 million theatregoers worldwide. 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. More relevant now than ever, this is a must-see for a whole new generation.

Creative Team

Director: Stephen Daldry
Designer: Ian MacNeil
Lighting: Designer Rick Fisher
Composer: Stephen Warbeck
Associate Director: Julian Webber
Producer: PW Productions

Important information

Running time:
1 hr 45 mins

Captioned – Thu 09 Mar 2023 at 7:30pm

BSL Interpreted –  Fri 10 Mar 2023 at 7:30pm (Interpreted by Daryl McMullan – Provided by Complete Communication)

Audio Described – Sat 11 Mar 2023 at 2:30pm

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It is great to see a new generation encountering this sobering and sadly relevant piece of theatre.

Financial Times


Stephen Daldry’s spectacularly successful remount of JB Priestley has returned to the West End… it remains a remarkable evening.

The Times


Every time Stephen Daldry’s great production of this JB Priestley play returns, its power and pertinence feel all the more striking.

The Independent


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