An Inspector Calls

Author: J. B. Priestley
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435232825
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The play is a three-act drama, which takes place on a single night in 1912, focusing on the prosperous middle-class Birling family, who live in a comfortable home in Brumley, "an industrial city in the north Midlands".

Priestley S England

Author: John Baxendale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0719072875
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2 J. B. Priestley, Topside, or The Future of England: A Dialogue (London:
Heinemann, 1958), p. 15. 3 Priestley, Rain, p. 215. 4 Ibid., p. 256. ... 3: Directors (
London: Royal National Theatre, n.d.) pp. 5–6. 13 J. B. Priestley, An Inspector
Calls, Act III, in Plays, vol. 3, p. 311. 14J. B. Priestley, 'Ambience or agenda?', The
Moments, p. 7. Originally published in the New Statesman (2 February 1962). 15
Ibid., p. 213. 16 J. B. Priestley, 'The Labour plan works', Listener (19 January
1950), p. 112.

The English Crime Play In The Twentieth Century

Author: Beatrix Hesse
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113746304X
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From the point of view of the history of the genre, The Man in the Bowler Hat is
mainly interesting as a possible model for a much later short play, Tom
Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound. 22. ... The Plays of J. B. Priestley, vol.II (
London: Heinemann, 1949), ix. 10. Laburnum Grove was followed by a minor
experiment of Priestley's in the field of the crime play: Mystery at Greenfingers
was written for an amateur dramatic society competition organized by the News
Chronicle in 1938.

Theatre And National Identity

Author: Nadine Holdsworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134102275
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Priestley, Time and the Conways and Other Plays, 161. Dean, Mind's Eye, 271.
Potter, “An Inspector Calls,” 264. Trewin, “Mr Priestley Calls.” J. B. Priestley, The
Art of the Dramatist (London: Heinemann Educational, 1973 [1957]), 79. Priestley
, Margin Released, 195. Ross McKibbin, Classes and Cultures: England 1918–
1951 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998), 534. Stephen Daldry, The Times,
September 11, 1992. Wendy Lesser, A Director Calls: Stephen Daldry and the
Theatre ...

Straight Acting

Author: Sean O'Connor
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474288286
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13. 14. 15. 16. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. See Nicholas de Jongh, Not in Front of the
Audience (London: Routledge, 1992) and the Methuen series of Gay Plays, all
edited by the playwright, Michael Wilcox. Gay Plays: Völume One (1984); Gay
Plays: ... I suppose the closest British drama came to such experimental' theatre
before the 1960s was in J. B. Priestley's “Time' and prophetic plays such as I
Have Been Here Before (1937), Time and the Conways (1937), An Inspector
Calls (1946) and ...

The Vision Of J B Priestley

Author: Roger Fagge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441163794
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See the Introduction to J. B. Priestley, Plays I (London, Heron books, n.d., Orig.
published as The Plays of J. B. Priestley Volume 1 (London, Heinemann,1948)),
p. xi—x. The difficulties of ... He wrote An Inspector Calls in autumn 1944, and
Bright Day was also written 'towards the end of the war'. J. B. Priestley, Margin
Released: A Writer's Reminiscences and Reflections (London, Heron Books, n.d.
Orig. London, Heinemann, 1962), p. 195 ... Postscript for Sunday 16 June 1940,
ibid., pp.

On The Subject Of Drama

Author: David Hornbrook
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134702353
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Without having their attention drawn to what makes a good play good, argues
playwright Noel Greig, it is unlikely that young people will be able to make any
worthwhile plays of their own. 'Limitation', he says, 'is stimulation'.39 Notes ... J.B.
Priestley (1947) An Inspector Calls, London: Heinemann. 7 W.Iser (1974) The
Implied Reader: ... See A.Kempe and L.Warner (1997) Starting with Scripts,
Cheltenham: Stanley 16 H.Granville-Barker (1987) ed. D.Kennedy, The Voysey
Inheritance, ...

The Bookseller

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Chatham: A War Minister in the Making (Sherrard) D8.324. till. 25/ Lane Bio
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11.8) Edu Mystery on the Queen Mary (Graeme) C8.320. n.e. 61 Hutchinson Fic
NASH. G. J. Deferment of Call-Up for National Service. D8.16. sd.l/ A.T.I.,
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Broadway Plays And Musicals

Author: Thomas S. Hischak
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786453095
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REVIVAL: 3 June 1948 [City Center; 14p]. The New York City Theatre Company
used the Owen Davis ... When Corotto decides to play dirty with his ex-mistress
Mamie Gillette (Marguerite Churchill) and frames her new boy friend for murder,
Mamie gets no help from the authorities so she shoots Coretto herself. Everyone
breaths a sign of relief and she is ... An Inspector Calls [21 October 1947] play by
J. B. Priestley [Booth Thea; 95p]. Just as British industrialist Arthur Birling (
Melville ...