In this powerful and moving play, Priestley’s close, yet divided, family is rooted in the struggles faced by the country as whole. Read More >
The Linden Tree, written and produced in 1947, was one of Priestley’s most successful plays. As Professor Linden celebrates his 65th birthday with his wife and children around him, he faces pressure both from within the family and from the University where he teaches. The times and values are changing. Post War Britain is on the move. The young look towards a new and different future, but they do not all share the same ideals. The Professor finds his life and his family are at a crisis point.