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- "J.B. Priestley is one of our literary icons of the 20th Century. And it is time that we all became re-acquainted with his genius." Dame Judi Dench
"Priestley is one of the finest and most popular storytellers of the last hundred years. We are now aware many of his stories have a prophetic quality." Dame Margaret Drabble
"Abundant life flows through J.B. Priestley’s books. He was the last of his kind. He produced work of dazzling variety and rich profusion. I still treasure his work and salute the memory of the remarkable man who made it. " Stan Barstow
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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
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
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