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ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO … J.B. PRIESTLEY IN 1913

1913 was the year J.B. Priestley’s writing career began, with the first publication of his work.  In the first of what he hopes will be an annual series, Mark Mason explores Priestley’s 1913: In 1913, the eighteen-year-old J.B.Priestley was working … Continue reading

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NINETY YEARS STRONG

Ruislip Dramatic Society is presenting When We Are Married at the Compass Theatre, Globe Avenue, Ickenham from 6 to 9 November. Vice-Chairman David Iggulden writes : ‘This is a particularly special show for our drama group as it launches our … Continue reading

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PRIESTLEY’S POSTSCRIPTS ON BBC’S “INSIDE OUT” 21 OCTOBER

Readers in the Yorkshire area will have the chance to see an intriguing 10-minute piece about Priestley’s Second World War Postscripts broadcasts on Monday 21 October 2013. BBC TV in Leeds will at last broadcast its Yorkshire “InsideOut” programme which … Continue reading

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The Rose and Crown by the Riverside Players

We are always interested to hear about productions of Priestley’s less well-known plays by amateur groups.  One such is The Rose and Crown, written for television in 1946.  It is being performed by The Riverside Players on 11 and 12 … Continue reading

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A Tribute to A Special Theatre, by Michael Nelson

A TRIBUTE TO A SPECIAL THEATRE, by Michael Nelson “Because amateur productions of An Inspector Calls are so numerous, drawing attention to one particular production is not something The Society would normally do.  But the forthcoming production by the Talisman … Continue reading

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