The Faber Shop has reopened. We are currently able to fulfil single item orders.

The UN Inspector

The UN Inspector

Out Of Stock
ISBN
9780571228997
Published
16/06/2005
9780571228997
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
128

About the Book

Spotted at the Marriott by government aides in search of a decent cappuccino, a British businessman nonentity is mistaken for the dreaded UN inspector. While he exploits the situation for all it's worth, presidential panic ensues as ex-Soviet Ministers make farcical attempts to cover up the corruption that lies at the State's core.

A riotous satire based on Gogol's masterpiece, The Government Inspector, David Farr's new play explores human greed and immorality in the highest places.

The UN Inspector premiered at the National Theatre, London in June 2005.

Spotted at the Marriott by government aides in search of a decent cappuccino, a British businessman nonentity is mistaken for the dreaded UN inspector. While he exploits the situation for all it's worth, presidential panic ensues as ex-Soviet Ministers make farcical attempts to cover up the corruption that lies at the State's core.A riotous satire based on Gogol's masterpiece, The Government Inspector, David Farr's new play explores human greed and immorality in the highest places.The UN Inspector premiered at the National Theatre, London in June 2005.
  • David Farr

    David Farr is a writer and director. His plays The Danny Crowe Show, Elton John's Glasses, Night of the Soul, Ramayana, The UN Inspector, The Heart of Robin Hood and a collection of adaptations have all been published by Faber. He was Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre from 1995 to 1998, and Joint Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic from 2002 to 2005. He has directed Coriolanus and Julius Caesar for the RSC and The UN Inspector for the National Theatre. In June 2005 he became Artistic Director of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, where his productions included new versions of The Odyssey and Kafka's Metamorphosis. In 2009 he became Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where his productions of The Winter's Tale, King Lear and The Homecoming opened to critical acclaim.

Books by this Author

The Heart of Robin Hood

The Heart of Robin Hood

David Farr

Ramayana

Ramayana

David Farr

David Farr Plays 1

David Farr Plays 1

David Farr

The Nativity

The Nativity

David Farr