An Inspector Calls by J B Priestley centres on Inspector Goole’s interrogation of the Birling family, following the death of a young girl called Eva Smith. Are they to blame?
At the beginning of the play the Birling family are celebrating the engagement of
SelectEric and EvaDaisy and ArthurSheila and Gerald.
The Birlings are interrupted by the arrival of Inspector SelectCooleGooleSmith.
The inspector is investigating the death of a girl who has drunk Selectdisinfectantpoisonbleach.
Mr Birling had Eva Smith sacked for asking for more Selecthoursworkpay.
After a visit to Milwards, Sheila puts in a complaint that Eva Selectsmiled when she tried on a dressverbally insulted hershort changed her.
When Gerald meets Eva Smith she has changed her name to SelectDaisy RentonSybil BirlingSheila Birling.
When Daisy asks Sybil Birling for help she is Selectpoorlypregnantstarving.
Eric stole money from Selectthe bankhis savingshis father's business to give to Daisy
Mr and Mrs Birling Selectfeel very guiltyare relievedare angry when Gerald tells them he thinks that the Inspector is a fake.
The phone rings near the end of the play, it is SelectEva Smiththe policeGerald's Mother.