Get ready to be swept away into the mysterious world of Inspector Goole — as JB Priestley’s classic thriller heads to York.
Written at the end of the Second World War and set before the First, An Inspector Calls begins when the mysterious Inspector Goole calls unexpectedly on the prosperous Birling family home.
Their peaceful family dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman.
The production is directed by Academy Award nominated director Stephen Daldry. A world-renowned theatre and film director, his film credits include The Hours, The Reader and Billy Elliot — all of which earned him Academy Award nominations.
An Inspector Calls is at Grand Opera House York from Tuesday 7 to Saturday 11 February.
Stephen Daldry’s production of An Inspector Calls had its first performance at the National Theatre in 1992 — since then it has has won a total of 19 major awards, including four Tony Awards and three Olivier Awards, and has played to more than five million theatregoers worldwide.
Liam Brennan returns to An Inspector Calls having played the role of Inspector Goole during previous UK tours. His other 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.
Joining him in the cast are Christine Kavanagh, Jeffrey Harmer , Simon Cotton, Evlyne Oyedokun, George Rowlands and Frances Campbell. The cast is completed by Philip Stewart, Beth Tuckey, Maceo Cortezz and Rue Blenkinsop.
Tickets start from £13 and are available here.