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The Government Inspector – The Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Writer: Nikolai Gogol Adaptor: Robin Colyer Director: Robin Colyer Reviewer: Michael Gray   This enterprising, Oxford-based company is on the road for the first time, with its acclaimed version of The Government Inspector. A very welcome addition to the roster of small-scale tours in the region. Robin Colyer’s madcap adaptation is set against sizeable screens, gaily painted as if by ...

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The Government Inspector – Brewery Theatre, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Nikolai Gogol Adaptor: Robin Colyer Director: Robin Colyer Reviewer: Joan Phillips This hilarious adaptation of Gogol’s The Government Inspector by Flintlock Theatre is not to be missed. The original, satirical messages about the corruption, greed and bureaucratic stupidity of 19th century Russia are retained, but this is an ingenious version full of comical farce. Formed in 2012, this is ...

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