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Priestley’s Angel Pavement included in guide to 500 great novels

A new book by John Sutherland exploring 500 great novels includes Priestley’s Angel Pavement. Angel Pavement was Priestley’s fourth novel and was first published to critical acclaim and success in 1930. For more information about the latest edition of the … Continue reading

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NEW EDITION OF THE THIRTY-FIRST OF JUNE NOW AVAILABLE

Valancourt Books’ reissue of the 1961 short novel The Thirty-First of June, with an Introduction by Society Chairman Lee Hanson, is now available in paperback and on e-reader platforms. Its appeal is best summed-up by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette : A … Continue reading

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A WELCOME SMALL GIFT FROM GERMANY

A friend of ours who travels quite a lot, both in Britain and abroad, and who scours bookshops wherever he goes, kindly keeps a look out for books which might interest us – including titles by Priestley. On his last … Continue reading

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PRIESTLEY AND THE RUSSIAN CONNEXION

It is a well-known fact that An Inspector Calls was first produced in the Soviet Union. What has recently come to light is the full extent to which Priestley’s work has been adapted for the Russian stage, cinema and television. … Continue reading

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LATEST FILM AND DVD NEWS

BBC’S JOHNSON OVER JORDAN TO BE SCREENED AT BFI.  The 1965 BBC television film adaptation of Johnson Over Jordan is to be screened at the British Film Institute’s National Film Theatre in February 2015 as part of a season ofForgotten … Continue reading

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