A Quick Guide to “An Inspector Calls”
by Students' Academy
It is a three-act play, and the entire action takes just one night in the year 1912. The Birling family happens to be the focus of the play, and it revolves around them. They are a rich middle-class family.
The Birlings live in a luxurious and comfortable house in Brumley, a big industrial city in the north Midlands.