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Exactly 70 years after it was first staged in the UK, Stephen Daldry's multi-award winning production of An Inspector Calls returns to the West End, staged Playhouse Theatre from November. Written by J.B. Priestley, An Inspector Calls is a darkly sinister play which is widely considered to be a classic in mid-century-20th century contemporary theatre. It follows Inspector Goole as he interrupts a dinner party of the prosperous Birling family to investigate the death of a young woman.

 

About Playhouse Theatre

A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing Cross and Embankment. If the exterior is a little too restrained however, the same cannot be said for the auditorium, which is a sumptuous tribute to theatrical excess. More about Playhouse Theatre

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  38% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 1 minute from An Inspector Calls
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £140  29% off
The Strand, WC2N | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
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2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
 
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An Inspector Calls, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser with Sean Foley directing ...More
 
 
 
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An Inspector Calls, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Director John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to revive his ...More
 
 
 
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An Inspector Calls, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson star in Richard Harris' bittersweet comedy drama, Stepping Out, which choreographs the trials and tribulations ...More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
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Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | Same location as An Inspector Calls
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from An Inspector Calls
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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Cenotaph
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
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Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from An Inspector Calls
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from An Inspector Calls
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 6 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from An Inspector Calls
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
39 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from An Inspector Calls
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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19 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from An Inspector Calls
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The Lobby Lounge, Corinthia Hotel London
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Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from An Inspector Calls
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
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Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
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Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from An Inspector Calls
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The Sherlock Holmes
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10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
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53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from An Inspector Calls
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
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Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from An Inspector Calls
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from An Inspector Calls
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Rockwell
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The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from An Inspector Calls
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from An Inspector Calls
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Banqueting House
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from An Inspector Calls
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 

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An Inspector CallsAn Inspector CallsExactly 70 years after it was first staged in the UK, Stephen Daldry's multi-award winning production of An Inspector Calls returns to the West End, staged Playhouse Theatre from November. Written by J.B. Priestley, An Inspector Calls is a darkly sinister play which is widely considered to be a classic in mid-century-20th century contemporary theat2017-03-24T19:30:00+00002017-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Playhouse Theatre,   Northumberland Avenue      WC2N 5DE
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event > Film Events > Film - Thriller
PRICING  £15-£69.50, Premium Seats £70-£100
DATES  4th November 2016 to 25th March 2017
VENUE  Playhouse Theatre 
Exactly 70 years after it was first staged in the UK, Stephen Daldry's multi-award winning production of An Inspector Calls returns to the West End, staged Playhouse Theatre from November. Written by J.B. Priestley, An Inspector Calls is a darkly sinister play which is widely considered to be a classic in mid-century-20th century contemporary theat... More about this event
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomDavid Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomIn his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.2017-03-28T20:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Playhouse Theatre,   Northumberland Avenue      WC2N 5DE
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The Kite RunnerThe Kite RunnerAdapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner charts the heartrending story of friends Amir and Hassan, whose childhood innocence is tainted forever by an incident during a kite-flying tournament. Directed by Giles Croft. Contains adult themes and occasional strong language.2017-06-08T14:30:00+01002017-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Playhouse Theatre,   Northumberland Avenue      WC2N 5DE
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