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"An Inspector Calls" by Orange Planet Theater (English)

Hosted by the Consul of the Duesseldorf Performing Arts Passion Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 05 Feb 18:00 - 20:00

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On a summer evening in Protected content Brumley, an English manufacturing town, the wealthy factory owner and politician Arthur Birling and his wife Sybil are celebrating the engagement of their daughter Sheila to a rival industrialist's son, Gerald Croft.
The Birling's son Eric, whose drinking problem the family discreetly ignores, is also at the family gathering.

After dinner Arthur lectures them on the importance of self-reliance and looking after your own interests and talks of the peaceful and prosperous future that awaits the couple.

The seemingly cosy evening is interrupted by the arrival of a man calling himself Inspector Google, who says he is investigating the death of a young woman who took her own life.

Who is to blame for her death?

"An Inspector Calls" is a play written by English dramatist J. B. Priestley, first performed in the Soviet Union in Protected content at the New Theatre in London the following year. It is one of Priestley's best-known works for the stage and is considered to be one of the classics of mid-20th century English theatre.

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