The Government Inspector

Author(s): Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Patrick Myles

Apparently inspired by a real encounter when the writer Alexander Pushkin was mistaken for a government official in a provincial town and then told his friend Gogol all about it, the play is a landmark in theatrical history for its lack of ethical characters, fearless attack on the ruling classes and groundbreaking cocktail of farce and realism.

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Venue: Marylebone Theatre, London Dates:

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