The Government Inspector is one of the most acclaimed factual based dramas of recent years, winning three BAFTAs and an RTS award for best drama.

Based on extensive original research and written and directed by Peter Kosminsky (Warriors, No Child of Mine, Innocents), one of the country's pre-eminent makers of factual drama, it tells the story of the late Dr. David Kelly, caught in the crossfire between the government and the BBC over the war in Iraq. Award-winning actor Mark Rylance (Love Lies Bleeding, Intimacy, Angels & Insects) takes the role of David Kelly.


Writer & Director

Peter Kosminsky


Jonathan Curling

Executive Producer

David Aukin

Co - Producer

Simon Chinn

Line Producer

Julia Stannard

Director of Photography

David Higgs

Production Designer

Claire Kenny

Costume Designer

Justine Luxton

Make-Up & Hair Designer

Jane Sewell


David Blackmore


Jocelyn Pook

Jonathan Powell

Julian Wadham

John Scarlett

Pip Torrens

Sir Kevin Tebbit

Phillip Bowen

Tom Kelly

Barnaby Kay

Godric Smith

Tom Beard

Daniel Pruce

Darren Morfitt

Paul Hammill

Martin Maynard

No 10 PR Guy

Angus Hubbard

David Kelly

Mark Rylance


Alistair Campbell

Jonathan Cake

Susan Watts

Emma Fielding

Andrew Gilligan 

Daniel Ryan 

Janice Kelly

Geraldine Alexander

Rachel Kelly

Georgina Rylance

Ellen Kelly

Stephanie Langton

Tony Blair

James Larkin


2006 BAFTA Awards |Winner - Best Single Drama - David Aukin, Jonathan Curling & Peter Kosminsky

2006 BAFTA Awards |Winner - Best Writer - Peter Kosminsky

2006 BAFTA Awards |Winner - Best Actor - Mark Rylance

2006 BAFTA Awards |Nominated - Best Original Television Music - Jocelyn Pook

2006 Royal Television Society UK |Winner - RTS Television Award - Best Single Drama

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