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Johnson Over Jordan

JOHNSON OVER JORDAN Bradford Grammar School’s production of J.B. Priestley’s neglected 1939 masterpiece Johnson Over Jordan played to packed houses over three nights.  JB Priestley described Johnson Over Jordan as an adventure in theatre and at the time of writing … Continue reading

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A NOTABLE YORKSHIRE ANNIVERSARY

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first issue of what is now The Dalesman, originally The Yorkshire Dalesman. The magazine initially covered just the Dales, that incomparable area which lies securely in the heart of every true-born Yorkshireman, … Continue reading

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WHY SO FEW FILMS?

Reading the re-issue of Priestley’s 1962 novel The Shapes of Sleep, published in the United States by Valancourt Books and including an Introduction by The Society’s own Rod Slater, we are once more made all too conscious of the fact … Continue reading

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FORTHCOMING PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTIONS AT HOME AND ABROAD

Time and the Conways at The Old Globe, Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA from 29 March to 4 May 2014.  Dangerous Corner at the Theatre Royal, Windsor from 2 to 13 September 2014.  An Inspector Calls (Ein Inspektor commt) … Continue reading

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WHEN WE ARE MARRIED ON DVD

The unavailability on DVD of the later BBC television versions of Priestley’s classic plays has long been a source of frustration.  The excellent 1983 adaptation of Dangerous Corner was finally released some time ago but only in a Region 1 … Continue reading

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