An Inspector Calls UK Tour

An Inspector Calls casting announced for 2022 & 2023 UK tour

Casting has been revealed for the 30th Anniversary UK and Ireland tour of the National Theatre’s acclaimed production of JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls.

Directed by Stephen Daldry, the cast of this new tour includes Liam Brennan as ‘Inspector Goole’, Christine Kavanagh as ‘Mrs Birling’, Jeffrey Harmer as ‘Mr Birling’, Simon Cotton as ‘Gerald Croft’, Evlyne Oyedokun as ‘Sheila Birling’,George Rowlands as ‘Eric Birling’ and Frances Campbell as ‘Edna’. The cast is completed by Philip Stewart, Beth Tuckey, Maceo Cortezz and Rue Blenkinsop. 

The tour opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre on Friday 9 September 2022 before visiting Shrewsbury, Milton Keynes, Stoke, Cambridge, Cardiff, Southampton, Newcastle, Brighton, Guildford, Birmingham, Salford, Nottingham, Truro, Edinburgh, York, Aylesbury, Coventry, Plymouth, Liverpool, Leicester, Bromley, Richmond, Sheffield, Bradford, Bath and Glasgow. 

In the 30-years since its first performance at the National Theatre in 1992, Stephen Daldry’s production of An Inspector Calls has won a total of 19 major awards, including four Tony Awards and three Olivier Awards, and has played to more than 5 million theatregoers worldwide. An Inspector Calls is the most internationally-lauded production in the National Theatre’s history.

JB Priestley’s brilliantly constructed masterpiece powerfully dramatises the dangers of casual capitalism’s cruelty, complacency and hypocrisy.

Director Stephen Daldry has received Academy Award nominations for his films The Reader, The Hours, Billy Elliot and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close; his recent West End theatre work includes David Hare’s Skylight at the Wyndham’s Theatre and Peter Morgan’s The Audience at the Apollo Theatre; and recent TV work includes Netflix series The Crown. His multi award-winning production of Billy Elliot The Musical ran for 11 years at the Victoria Palace before embarking on a national tour, and has recently been revived at the Curve Leicester in a new five-star production.

Daldry was recently tipped to be directing a new stage adaptation of Netflix’s smash-hit series Stranger Things.

An Inspector Calls is designed by Ian MacNeil, with music by Academy Award winning composer Stephen Warbeck and Lighting by Rick Fisher.

Photo: Liam Brennan as ‘Inspector Goole’. Photo Tristram Kenton

An Inspector Calls – UK Tour

Friday 9 September – Saturday 17 September 2022

New Wimbledon Theatre

Tuesday 20 September – Saturday 24 September 2022

Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

Tuesday 27 September – Saturday 1 October 2022

Milton Keynes Theatre

Tuesday 4 October – Saturday 8 October 2022

Stoke Regent Theatre

Tuesday 11 October – Saturday 15 October 2022

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tuesday 18 October – Saturday 22 October 2022

Cardiff New Theatre

Tuesday 1 November – Saturday 5 November 2022

The Mayflower, Southampton

Tuesday 8 November – Saturday 12 November 2022

Theatre Royal, Newcastle

Tuesday 15 November – Saturday 19 November 2022

Theatre Royal Brighton

Tuesday 22 November – Saturday 26 November 2022

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Tuesday 29 November – Saturday 3 December 2022

The Alexandra, Birmingham

Tuesday 10 January – Saturday 14 January 2023

The Lowry, Salford

Tuesday 17 January – Saturday 21 January 2023

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Tuesday 24 January – Saturday 28 January 2023

Hall for Cornwall, Truro

Tuesday 31 January – Saturday 4 February 2023

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tuesday 7 February – Saturday 11 February 2023

Grand Opera House, York

Tuesday 14 February – Saturday 18 February 2023

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tuesday 28 February – Saturday 4 March 2023

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tuesday 7 March – Saturday 11 March 2023

Plymouth Theatre Royal

Tuesday 14 March – Saturday 18 March 2023

Liverpool Empire

Tuesday 21 March – Saturday 25 March 2023

Curve, Leicester

Tuesday 28 March – Saturday 1April 2023

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tuesday 25 April – Saturday 29 April 2023

Richmond Theatre

Tuesday 2 May – Saturday 6 May 2023

Sheffield Lyceum

Tuesday 9 May – Saturday 13 May 2023

Bradford Alhambra

Tuesday 16 May – Saturday 20 May 2023

Bath Theatre Royal

Tuesday 23 May – Saturday 27 May 2023

Glasgow Theatre Royal

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