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Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 25 – Saturday 29 February 2020.

 

PW Productions are delighted to announce the full cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry’s seminal production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 25 – Saturday 29 February.

Since 1992, Daldry’s production of AN INSPECTOR CALLS has won a total of 19 major awards including four Tony Awards and three Olivier Awards.

 

It has played to more than 4 million theatregoers worldwide and is the most internationally lauded production in the National Theatre’s history.

Written at the end of the Second World War and set before the First, AN INSPECTOR CALLS is a compelling and haunting thriller.

The story begins when the mysterious Inspector Goole calls unexpectedly on the prosperous Birling family home, shattering their peaceful family dinner party with his investigations into the death of a young woman.

JB Priestley’s brilliantly constructed masterpiece powerfully dramatises the dangers of casual capitalism’s cruelty, complacency and hypocrisy.

Liam Brennan will play ‘Inspector Goole’, Christine Kavanagh ‘Mrs Birling’, Jeff Harmer ‘Mr Birling’, Alasdair Buchan ‘Gerald Croft’, Chloe Orrock ‘Sheila Birling’, Ryan Saunders ‘Eric Birling’ and Diana Payne-Myers ‘Edna’. The cast is completed by Michael Ross, Portia Booroff, Elissa Churchill and Jonathan Davenport.

 Liam Brennan’s theatre credits include Richard III and Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe, and Diary of a Madman at The Gate, for which he was awarded Best Actor at the Edinburgh Festival in 2016.

 Christine Kavanagh’s National Theatre credits include Man and Superman and Albert Speer and the National Theatre UK Tour of Hedda Gabler. Her West End credits include The Importance of Being Earnest at the Harold Pinter Theatre. .

 

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Christine Kavanagh in An Inspector Calls

 

Jeff Harmer’s credits include playing ‘Berrard’ in the national tour of Bird Song. His other theatre credits include Fox on The Fairway, Out Of Order, Donkey’s Years, Romeo & Juliet and As You Like It.

Alasdair Buchan’s West End credits include Urinetown: The Musical at the Apollo Theatre and St. James’ Theatre and Richard III and The Pride both at Trafalgar Studios.

Chloe Orrock’s credits include playing ‘Sybil Vane’ in The Picture of Dorian Gray and ‘PC Abrahams’/’Nurse Davis’ in Too Much Punch for Judy both Upstairs at the Gatehouse.

Ryan Saunders’ West End credits include playing ‘Freddie Beanstock’ in Hobson’s Choice at the Vaudeville Theatre and Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic.

 Diana Payne-Myers’ credits include Strange Fish, Boxes and Le dernier chaperon rouge.

AN INSPECTOR CALLS is directed by the world-renowned theatre and film director Stephen Daldry. Stephen’s many theatre credits include The Audience, Skylight and Billy Elliot The Musical.

AN INSPECTOR CALLS is designed by Ian MacNeil, with music by Academy Award winning composer Stephen Warbeck and Lighting by Rick Fisher.

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