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Johnson Over Jordan Screening

Hannah Gordon enjoys her time in Bradford as she watches rare screening of TV adaptation of Priestley’s most experimental play.

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The J.B.Priestley Society’s

 Open One–day Conference

PRIESTLEY,  DOCUMENTARY, REALISM &

DEMOCRACY

Saturday 25 October 2014, 09.45 – 17.15

In the Priestley Room of the West Yorkshire Playhouse, LEEDS

Conference fee:  £15 for JBPriestley Society members £22 for non-members (includes coffee and tea; lunch available in the theatre)

 BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!

Conference open to all who are interested.

There will be ample discussion time throughout

Send your cheque to:

 Dr K.E.Smith

7 Cockley Hill Lane, Kirkheaton,

HUDDERSFIELD  HD5 0HH

 

Main conference lecture by Professor Chris Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University) on ‘Documentary, Realism and Democracy 1930-1945’

Aspects of Priestley’s English Journey: papers by Professor John Baxendale, Alison Cullingford, Neil Miles and Rod Slater

Professor Andrew Blaikie (University of Aberdeen): Priestley’s ‘three Englands’ compared with Edwin Muir’s perceptions of Scotland

Michael Nelson on Priestley and the film industry

Priestley’s social novels re-assessed by Dr K.E. Smith and Tony Reavill

Martin Levy:  Priestley on writers and intellectuals in an age of mass communication

 

 

 

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