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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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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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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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