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 &
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:
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