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ROUND UP OF RECENT NEWS, MARCH 2016

IT’S GRIM UP NORTH In November 2014, at The Lit and Phil, Newcastle, media historian Chris Phipps gave a lecture entitled English Journey: J B Priestley at large in the North East to mark the 80th anniversary of the book’s … Continue reading

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NEW PRODUCTIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

In a previous issue we drew attention to a Finnish production of When We Are Married. Now comes news of a production of Time and the Conways. This is being staged at the Espoo City Theatre, Cultural Centre of Espoo, … Continue reading

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ROUND UP OF OTHER NEWS

THE GOOD COMPANIONS, FILM, 1933 The 1933 feature film version of The Good Companions, hitherto only available in a Region 1 format, is now available in a Region 2 format as part of The Jessie Matthews Revue Volume 4, coupled … Continue reading

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ARTICLE AND LETTER IN THE OLDIE

The October 2015 edition of The Oldie contained an article on Priestley with particular reference to the various versions of An Inspector Calls, including the new BBC television film. The article also included quotes from Tom Priestley and a reference … Continue reading

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PRIESTLEY IN THE PROSE FACTORY

The Prose Factory, a substantial new critical study by D J Taylor (Chatto and Windus, 2016), is subtitled Literary Life in England Since 1918. It contains a substantial number of passages on Priestley, including references to individual works such as … Continue reading

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