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The UN Inspector

David Farr

The UN Inspector by David Farr is a riotous satire, based on Nikolai Gogol’s masterpiece The Government Inspector, exploring human greed and immorality in the highest places.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571228997
Date Published
16.06.2005
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Summary

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.

DavidFarr

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…

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