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The Sunday-Night Play presents: An Inspector Calls


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by J. B. Priestley.
[Starring] John Gregson, Heather Sears
with Nora Swinburne, William Russell and Edward Chapman

with Alan Dobie

Spring, 1912 - for the wealthy a time of good living, gaiety, and a belief in the unshakability of the status quo. Mr. and Mrs. Birling are celebrating the engagement of their daughter Sheila to Gerald Croft, heir to a title; it is the pinnacle of Mr. Birling's successful rise in society.....


Author: J. B. Priestley
Producer: Naomi Capon
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Edna the parlourmaid: Hilda Campbell Russell
Arthur Birling: Edward Chapman
Gerald Croft: William Russell
Sheila Birling: Heather Sears
Sybil Birling: Nora Swinburn
Eric Birling: Alan Dobie
Inspector Goole: John Gregson

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The Sunday-Night Play presents: An Inspector Calls

BBC Television, 19 February 1961 20.45

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