The title of J.B. Priestley’s classic play An Inspector Calls, now playing at the Playhouse Theatre in London, gives the impression that you’re about the watch a thriller, or perhaps a whodunit like The Mousetrap. But An Inspector calls is neither. The play is rather more about the characters who, together, paint a very interesting portrait of early 20th century English society – if you know what you’re looking at.
In case you’re planning to watch An Inspector Call’s somewhere in the following months – if you’re in London, go see it. If you have to cross the channel to see it, perhaps rent the movie – it’s probably best to stop reading here and come back after you’ve seen it. Read more “An Inspector Calls… Explained”