The Government Inspector

The Government Inspector

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by NIKOLAI GOGOL
Adapted by DAVID HARROWER

The Mayor is in a cold sweat. News has reached him of an imminent visit from a Government Inspector.   His fear is well-founded as he has been somewhat lacking in his official duties. Surely the only possible solution is bribery; it seems to have resolved many a sticky situation for the Mayor and his team in the past! But a simple case of mistaken identity leads matters to spiral hysterically out of control. 

This is a fast, funny, bittersweet play that remains painfully relevant today. You won’t be able to help but laugh at the hilarious riot of lies, greed and consequences in this sidesplittingly brilliant masterclass in comedy! 

All performances are:
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'Hilarious and inventive adaptation that explodes the way disability is treated in the theatre'
The Stage

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'Very funny'
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The Reviews Hub 

'Hilarious'
Whats On Stage

'A brilliant production'
Express & Star/Native Monster

'A multilingual masterpiece'
Love Midlands Theatre

'Sparkling…smart and snappy'
Bum On A Seat blog

'Exceptional'
Sincerely, Amy blog

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About Ramps on the Moon

Ramps On The Moon is a ground-breaking touring project that signals a step change in disability arts provision in the UK. Bringing together seven major theatre companies, it will change the way theatre made by and for Deaf and disabled people is seen. These companies are committed to putting Deaf and disabled artists and audiences at the centre of their work; to accelerate positive change, and stimulate awareness of disability issues within arts and culture.

Creatives & Cast

CREATIVES

Roxana Silbert Director 
Ewan Marshall Associate Director 
Ti Green Set and Costume Designer 
Chahine Yavroyan Lighting Designer 
Ben and Max Ringham Composers and Sound Designers 
Timothy Bird Video Designer

CAST
Becky Barry
David Carlyle
Richard Clews
Stephen Collins
Rachel Denning
Rebekah Hinds
Daryl Jackson
Michael Keane
Ewan Marshall
Rhona Mckenzie
Francesca Mills
Robin Morrissey
Kiruna Stamell
Simon Startin
Jean St Clair
Sophie Stone
Aaron Virdee
Amanda Wright

Post Show Q&A

26th May we have a Post Show Q&A. 

 

 

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