An Inspector Calls (TV series)

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An Inspector Calls
Created by J. B. Priestley
Directed by Michael Simpson
Starring Bernard Hepton as Inspector Goole
Sarah Berger as Sheila Birling
David Sibley as Eric Birling
Simon Ward as Gerald Croft
Nigel Davenport as Arthur Birling
Margaret Tyzack as Sybil Birling
Jean Leppard as Edna
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 3
Producer(s) Ronald Smedley
Editor(s) Ian Williams
Running time 80 minutes
Original network BBC1
Original release 17 August 1982 (1982-08-17)

In 1982, the BBC broadcast a made-for-television adaptation of An Inspector Calls based on the J. B. Priestley play of the same title and directed by Michael Simpson. It starred Bernard Hepton as Inspector Goole, with the younger Birlings played by Sarah Berger, and David Sibley as Eric. It also starred Nigel Davenport as Arthur Birling and Margaret Tyzack as Sybil Birling. Simon Ward played Gerald Croft, Sheila’s fiancé, and the part of the maid Edna was acted by Jean Leppard.


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