An Inspector calls

An Inspector calls by J.B. Priestley 4th-6th November 1948 at St Francis Theatre, Letchworth

Drama focusing on the prosperous upper middle-class Birling family, who live in a comfortable home in the fictional town of Brumley, “an industrial city in the north Midlands”. The family is visited by a man calling himself Inspector Goole, who questions the family about the suicide of a young working-class woman.

48 inspector outer 48 inspector inner

Arthur Birling : Charles Bygrave

Gerald Croft : Frank Rogers

Sheila Birling : Margaret Thompson

Sybil Birling : Beatrice Downey

Edna : Vera Allsopp

Eric Birling : Peter Falk

Inspector Goole : Alec Barrett


Producer : Gwen Spinks

Stage Manager : Eddie Cobb

Assistant Stage Managers : Derek Spinks and Stan Chapman

Electricians : Warwick Taylor and Jolyon Booth

Wardrobe Mistress : Sybil Lumley

Décor : Patrick Wright

Make up : Ida Price

Programme of Music : Cecil Hobart