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A PHOTOGRAPHIC ENGLISH JOURNEY

An exhibition which opens in Leeds this July explores 21st century England in the “rambling, truthful” spirit of one of J.B. Priestley’s most significant works, English Journey.  John Angerson’s English Journey can be seen at the Blenheim Walk Gallery from … Continue reading

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RICHARD PASCO CBE (1926-2014)

Richard Pasco CBE: Distinguished stage actor who became a Vice-President of The J.B. Priestley Society / by Michael Nelson. Richard Pasco, the stage, film and television actor, has died at the age of 88.  He and his wife, the actress … Continue reading

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Priestley’s First World War in the Yorkshire Post

We were delighted to see the Yorkshire Post’s thoughtful and well researched article marking the opening of our new exhibition at the Bradford Industrial Museum.  The article, Rediscovered: J.B. Priestley in the trenches, was written by Steve McClarence after a … Continue reading

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AGM PLUS “SWAN ARCADIAN”: PRIESTLEY AS A YOUNG MAN IN BRADFORD, 29 MARCH 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the J B Priestley Society will be held on Saturday 29 March 2014 at 11.15 am in the (highly appropriate) setting of the Priestley Room at the Bradford Mechanics Institute Library, 76 Kirkgate, Bradford BD1 … Continue reading

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THE ACTUAL AND THE REAL: call for papers deadline 14 June

THE ACTUAL AND THE REAL: Priestley, documentary, realism and democracy 1930-1945. A day conference sponsored by the J.B. Priestley Society. The Priestley Room, West Yorkshire Playhouse. 25 October 2014. Just a reminder that the Call for papers for this conference … Continue reading

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