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'An Inspector Calls' brings down house

CURTAIN FALLS ON YET ANOTHER TOP SHOW

FERGAL MADDOCK

Published 13/11/2012 | 12:54

THE CURTAIN has come down on yet another excellent production from Portmarnock Musical and Dramatic Society, which was staged for four nights last week.

The group performed 'An Inspector Calls' by JB Priestly at the PSLC with the hard work and rehearsals by the cast and backstage crew paying off. Directed by Sean Colgan, the cast included Gerry Jennings, Breid Morris, Orla Jennings, Connor Moloney, Anthony Ennis, Donal Cantwell and Patricia Coonagh. The drama features the Birling family who are rich, pampered and complacent. Set in 1912, the impending first World War has yet to impact their lives. As they sit down to dinner one night, celebrating the engagement of the eldest child, Sheila, to prosperous businessman Gerald, a knock at the door announces the arrival of a visitor who will change their lives forever. The visitor is a police inspector who announces that he investigating the suspicious death of a young woman. As he questions each member of the family, years of secrets and lies are revealed, and the family soon find themselves wondering who the mysterious inspector really is, and how he knows so much about them.

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