The Government Inspector
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A classic satire of provincial bureaucracy, which only saw the stage after the personal intervention of Tsar Nicholas I.
A small, corrupt Russian town receives a letter informing them of the imminent visit of a government inspector travelling incognito. When a passing civil servant is mistaken for the inspector, panic soon sets in.
This English version of Nikolai Gogol's play The Government Inspector, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.
Set Text: The Government Inspector is a set text for AQA Drama and Theatre Studies A/AS Level.
6 Mar 1997Size: 160mm x 105mm
8 Oct 2014
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