Exploring how military service affected and inspired JB Priestley, who is known for writing plays such as An Inspector Calls and When we are Married.

Bradford-born Priestly was a soldier in the Duke of Wellington's Regiment during the First World War. After being wounded in mortar fire in 1916, he returned to England to study at Cambridge University and became a respected novelist, playwright and broadcaster.

This display of works - drawn from the collections of various members of the JB Priestly Society - reveals how the life-changing experiences of the war inspired him to become a freelance writer.

Bradford Industrial Museum

Moorside Mills Moorside Road Eccleshill Bradford, BD2 3HP


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