An Inspector Calls at The Lowry

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
An Inspector Calls at The Lowry
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An Inspector Calls at The Lowry, Salford 14 — 18 January 2020 Tickets from £17.50 — Book now

Stephen Daldry’s An Inspector Calls has been hailed as the theatrical event of our generation. Heading to The Lowry in January, this landmark production by the National Theatre has won more awards than any other play in history. It has thrilled audiences in the West End, on Broadway and right across the world.

Director Daldry is the Oscar-nominated creative behind The Reader, The Hours and the much-loved Billy Elliot. Now, he brings his insightful and radical version of JB Priestley’s classic thriller to Salford, direct from its fourth West End run.

It’s a thrilling production that asks us all to examine our own consciences.

When Police Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly at the prosperous Birling family home, their peaceful dinner party to celebrate their daughter’s engagement is interrupted. The Inspector has appeared at the Birling’s home as part of an inquiry into the death of a young woman. As the Inspectors investigation unravels, his startling revelations reveal that each of them have secrets linking them to the tragedy. It’s a thrilling production that asks us all to examine our own consciences.

We’re not going to list all of the awards that this production has won since it was first performed back in 1992: three Olivier Awards, four Tony Awards and altogether 19 awards, including five awards for direction, but it’s safe to say it has excited audiences and critics right across the world.

Hailed as the theatrical event of our generation.

With its grand and hugely imaginative staging, expressive score, raw emotion, teeming rain, and chilling tension, An Inspector Calls has been loved by more than four million people worldwide; the narrative seems more relevant now than ever – we think this show is a must-see for everyone.

An Inspector Calls at The Lowry, Salford 14 — 18 January 2020 Tickets from £17.50 Book now

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