First of a two-part adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's classic satire on municipal sleaze and corruption in 19th-century Russia. With Julian Rhind-tutt, Trevor Peacock and Bill Wallis.
By Nikolai Gogol. A two-part adaptation by Rene Basilico of Gogol's classic comedy. A picture of municipal sleaze and corruption in 19th Century Russia. Part 1: Khlestakov....Julian Rhind-tutt Osip....Trevor Peacock The Mayor....Bill Wallis The Postmaster....Andrew Dunn The Judge....David Gant The Charity Commissioner....Milton Johns The School Inspector....Boris Isarov Dobchinsky....John Webb Bobchinsky....Sidney Kean Mishka/Waiter....Stephen Ventura Music by Max Harris.
A version of Gogol's farce, adapted by Rene Basilico. The village is alive with gossip about a VIP visitor.