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The Government Inspector

Banbury Cross Players presented The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol at College Theatre, Banbury in April 1976. This was BCPs 100th play.

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CHARACTERS in order of appearance

The Mayor (Civil Mayor Second Class) – Bob Clement
The Judge (Civil Captain First Class) – Roy Dant
The Charity Commissioner (Civil Captain Third Class) – Christopher Reid
The Schools Superintendent (Civil Officer Second Class) – Richard Westcott
The District Physician (Civil Officer Seventh Class) – Cliff Gadsby
The Postmaster (Civil Officer Sixth Class) – Peter Whitehill
Petra Ivanovna Bobchinska (Landowner) – Margaret Neale
Petra Ivanovna Dobchinska (Landowner) – June Ronson
Fistov (Police Constable) – Jeremy Turner
The Police Inspector – Ron Harper
Anna Andreyevna (The Mayor’s Wife) – Phyl Wherry
Maria Antonovna (The Mayor’s Daughter) – Anne Rastall
Ivan Alexandrovich Khlyestakov (A Government Clerk from St. Petersburg) – Tony Neale
Ossip (His servant) – Malcolm Punchard
A Waiter – Mike Sheldon
Mishka (The Mayor’s Servant) – Mike Hawkins
Dustov (Police Constable) – Nick Lester
Pushov (Police Constable) – Peter Bryden
Abdullin (A Shopkeeper) – Richard Dewe
The Locksmith’s Wife – Debbie Jones
The Sergeant’s Widow – Liz Scamans
Rastakovsky (A Retired Official) – Jim Swingler
Korobkin (A Retired Official) – Geoff Jones
Korobkin’s Wife – Peggy Lester
Lulukov (A Retired Official) – Clive Carey
Schools Superintendent’s Wife – Veronica Dewe
Gendarme – John Bennett
Driver – Philip Macnair

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