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A THEATRE PROGRAMME – OF SORTS

Rummaging through a box in a branch of Oxfam recently we came across – and bought – a copy of a programme for A Severed Head, the 1962/63 stage adaptation by Iris Murdoch and J B Priestley of the former’s … Continue reading

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2015/16 TOUR OF THE STEPHEN DALDRY NATIONAL THEATRE PRODUCTION OF AN INSPECTOR CALLS

The National Theatre’s ground-breaking and multi-award-winning production of An Inspector Calls, directed by Stephen Daldy, will commence a nationwide tour from September this year. Although details of the full tour have yet to be announced the production will be at … Continue reading

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MORE LOCATIONS FOR AN INSPECTOR CALLS…

The location unit shooting the new BBCTV-commissioned film version of An Inspector Calls has continued to make use of locations in North and West Yorkshire. Norton Primary School is standing in for a 1912 Infirmary, whilst the former Green Man … Continue reading

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ANOTHER AIRING FOR THE BBC’S BRIGHT DAY

BBC Radio’s two-part adaptation of Priestley’s great 1946 novel, Bright Day, first broadcast in June 2010, was repeated on BBC Radio 4Extra on 15 and 16 January. The cast was headed by Jack Shepherd as the partlyautobiographical central character and … Continue reading

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RECENT AND FORTHCOMING AMATEUR PRODUCTIONS

RECENT AND FORTHCOMING AMATEUR PRODUCTIONS In future we shall be only highlighting productions of Priestley’s rarer and less often performed plays. I Have Been Here Before                                                               Formby Little Theatre, 13-17, 20-24 January 2015. Eden End                                                                                       Clarendon Players, Royal Wootton Bassett, … Continue reading

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