An Inspector Calls - Lyttelton Theatre, design, Ian McNeil. This was the design that remade a play. For Stephen Daldry’s 1992 production, influenced by expressionism and film noir, written towards the end of the second world war but set in 1912. The precarious home of a bourgeois family was perched on stilts; its walls swung open like those of a doll’s house; its proportions were skewed, its inhabitants seeming to bulge out of it.

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An Inspector Calls - Lyttelton Theatre, design, Ian McNeil. This was the design that remade a play. For Stephen Daldry’s 1992 production, influenced by expressionism and film noir, written towards the end of the second world war but set in 1912. The precarious home of a bourgeois family was perched on stilts; its walls swung open like those of a doll’s house; its proportions were skewed, its inhabitants seeming to bulge out of it.

An Inspector Calls - seen the play in theatre and read the book both totally awesome

An Inspector Calls - seen the play in theatre and read the book both totally awesome

'An Inspector Calls' (1954) British film based on a famous stage play and set in the year 1912, a well off English family at dinner is interrupted by a police inspector (Alastair Sim) who brings news that a girl known to everyone present has died in suspicious circumstances. Through a series of flashbacks, it is revealed that each family member could have had a hand in her death. But who is the mysterious Inspector and what can he want of them ?

'An Inspector Calls' (1954) British film based on a famous stage play and set in the year 1912, a well off English family at dinner is interrupted by a police inspector (Alastair Sim) who brings news that a girl known to everyone present has died in suspicious circumstances. Through a series of flashbacks, it is revealed that each family member could have had a hand in her death. But who is the mysterious Inspector and what can he want of them ?

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An Inspector Calls 2015 film poster.jpg

Miranda Richardson in 'An Inspector Calls' (BBC One)

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