The Government Inspector


Don’t miss Nikolai Gogol‘s masterful comedy THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR at London’s Marylebone Theatre for a limited time in 2024!

“There’s no money in honesty!”

A comedy about hypocrites, hysterics and hustlers.

Adapted from Nikolai Gogol’s masterful comedy, this hilarious new production explores how corrupt power destroys itself, exposing the tragi-comic consequences of collective delusion and the swindlers who would exploit it.

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What is The Government Inspector about?

An over-privileged, vainglorious liar is mistaken for a high-ranking government inspector by the corrupt local officials of a parochial town. Desperate to cover up their crimes and escape censure, the town’s Governor and his cronies pull out all the stops to try and bribe this dishonest buffoon with money, wine and women.

Ticket Information

Tickets available for performances from Friday 3rd May to Saturday 15th June 2024.

Running Time

2 hours including interval.

Cast & Creatives

Martha Howe-Douglas (Mrs Swashprattle), Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Percy Fopdoodle), Dan Skinner (Governor Swashprattle), Peter Clements (Ivan Brabble), Chaya Gupta (Miss Swashprattle), David Hartley (Reverand Jargogle), Nigel Hastings (Dr Mumpsimus), Christopher Hunter (Postmaster Cumberworld), Daniel Millar (Fudgel), Anna Savva (Judge Woofit), Dan Starkey (Ivan Grubble) and Alison Ward (Cyril/Marigold).

Nikolai Gogol (Writer), Patrick Myles (Director),  Melanie Jane Brookes (Set and Costume Designer),  Ric Mountjoy (Lighting Designer),  Jamie Lu (Sound Designer) and Matilda James (Casting Consultant).

Age Guidance: 12+

Content warning: Brief appearance of blood, comic violence.

Booking Period

Fri 3 May - Sat 15 Jun 2024

Weekly Performances

Monday 7:30PM
Tuesday 7:30PM
Wednesday 7:30PM
Thursday 2:30PM, 7:30PM
Friday 7:30PM
Saturday 2:30PM, 7:30PM

For group bookings of 10 or more:
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Venue Information

Marylebone Theatre

35 Park Rd, London NW1 6XT

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Nearest Tube/Rail Station

Baker Street


13, 113, 139, 189, 274, N113.

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The closest parking space is NCP London Marylebone Road

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