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MORE ON ENGLISH JOURNEY AT 80

MORE ON ENGLISH JOURNEY AT 80 In News Items – 26 we drew attention to an important lecture entitled English Journey: J B Priestley at large in the North East, which was given in Newcastle by media historian Chris Phipps … Continue reading

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PLAY PRODUCTIONS AND BROADCASTS NEWS

KEEPING TRACK CAN BE DIFFICULT Keeping track of Priestley productions by amateur companies was, until comparatively recently, straightforward as we were notified of them direct by the agents. This service has been discontinued and it is now necessary to monitor … Continue reading

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AN INSPECTOR CALLS ABOUT TO CALL AGAIN

LOOKING AHEAD WITH THE INSPECTOR… 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the first performance, in Soviet Russia, of An Inspector Calls, a play that has become something of a world-wide theatrical phenomenon, principally through the ground-breaking production by the … Continue reading

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HANNAH GORDON MOVED TO TEARS BY RICHARDSON’S PERFORMANCE

Hannah Gordon told the audience that seeing herself in Johnson Over Jordan and an acting masterclass from Sir Ralph Richardson was an amazing experience. She was so overcome by the moving finale to Priestley’s play that she shed tears.  When … Continue reading

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RADIO 3 SPECIAL FEATURE ON J.B. PRIESTLEY AND THE TIME THEORIES OF JW DUNNE.

This Sunday on BBC Radio 3 there will be a special feature on the time theories of J.W. Dunne and how they influenced many writers. J.B. Priestley will be the main focus of the programme. We are really looking forward … Continue reading

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