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Analysis of An Inspector Calls Theatre Production

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Costumes and props: The costumes are a very important part of every play it can make a character seem great rich or poor all just by looking at the costume. The inspector was wearing lots of dark layers, which makes him look like a businessman. After each interview he takes off a layer of clothing which symbolises that a weight of responsibility has been taken of his shoulders. Also he is peeling away at the lies until he can have the truth. At the begging Sheila is wearing white clothes like a white wedding dress and this gives the effect that she is clean, nice and pure. ...read more.


Birling wore a very rich and posh business suit. This showed his character has a rich person who doesn't really care about other people. Eric's clothes on the other hand were very different he had a suit on yes but his shirt is UN-tucked and there are stains on his jacket. It shows that he is quite drunk and he couldn't care less about his reputation he is too upset about Eva Smith. The props that were used were tables and cutlery this shown how they had a lot of money also how rich they are. Comments on Acting: I think the majority of the acting was very good. ...read more.


Mr Croft did well because he kept trying to be equal between the older and the younger generation. Also at the end when he was in the house his facial expressions where very good. He acting well when he was with Sheila because he had a natural way with women it looked like. The inspector wasn't all that good because he kept shouting too much unlike in the film. In the film the inspector gave of a natural dominance unlike in the play where he had to shout and when he did he kept spitting everywhere. Then even though Edna had a small part she did make herself a bridge between the two sets. ...read more.

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