Written by Nikolai Gogol and Alistair Beaton. Directed by Malcolm Barker.
We start 2020 with another lighter comedy from director Malcolm. He brings you one of the most famous comedies in world theatre, Gogol's masterpiece depicts a small Russian town where corruption is rife. But when the powers that be learn they're going to be subject to an undercover government inspection they panic. Mistaking a penniless nobody for the powerful official they swiftly fall victims to their own stupidity and greed. In this hilarious new translation, award-winning satirist Alistair Beaton brings to life its dazzling blend of preposterous characters and all-too-real situations.