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PRIESTLEY LUNCH WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 2017

Secretary Rod Slater writes: Due to one of those happy chances which occur from time to time it transpired that Priestley’s play Eden End was to be put on at the Ilkley Playhouse around the same time as the Annual … Continue reading

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TWO ARTICLES ON PRIESTLEY ON THE BRITISH LIBRARY WEBSITE

The British Library’s website currently features two articles on JBP, mainly oriented towards An Inspector Calls. To find the one expressly on the Inspector, go to https://www.bl.uk/discovering-literature . The Priestley part is lower down on the left, next to Waiting … Continue reading

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NEW EDITION OF THE TOWN MAJOR OF MIRAUCOURT

THE TOWN MAJOR OF MIRAUCOURT This short story of 1930 is to be re-issued, by Turnpike Books, the small Londonpublisher which has already published (in 2014) a collection of Priestley stories entitled What a Life! T he original publication of … Continue reading

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TIME AND THE CONWAYS TO BE REVIVED ON BROADWAY

Downton Abbey’s American star Elizabeth McGovern (right) is to head the cast of the first-ever revival, on Broadway, of Time and the Conways. Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company the play will open for previews at the 740-seater American Airlines Theatre … Continue reading

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THE ROUNDABOUT IN NEW YORK – THE CRITICS’ VERDICTS

The Cahoots Theatre Company’s production of Priestley’s long-lost drawingroom comedy The Roundabout was presented at London’s Park Theatre in August 2016 and its current Off-Broadway transfer (as part of the Brits On Broadway Season) has attracted many excellent reviews: ‘This … Continue reading

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