An Inspector Calls (March 6-22, 2003)

A Thriller by J.B. Priestley

“A psychologically adept work and a most engaging play!”

Though ostensibly a remarkably clear and effective drama, an air of mystic unreality underlies An Inspector Calls. When a young girl commits suicide in an English industrial city, an eminently respectable British family is subject to a routine enquiry in connection with the death. An inspector calls to interrogate the family. All are to some degree implicated, but what was a friendly and closely-knit family at the beginning of the evening is reveled as selfish, self-centered and cowardly before the night is over. And who was the “inspector”? Why was no suicide reported to the police? How did he know?

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