Lindsay Sutton

Lindsay Sutton has excellent credentials to host the presentation and discussion. As Chair of the J B Priestley Society, he has an extensive knowledge of JBP, and as a journalist, he even interviewed the Great Man. He is well acquainted with Priestley’s changing attitude to America and his visits to Arizona and California, including working trips to Hollywood.  

Lindsay was born and bought up in Bradford, before he in turn worked on the Mirror, the Mail and the Times, serving on both the domestic and international front. He has also worked for ITV, Sky and the BBC as a TV reporter, news editor and documentary producer, and has notched up three lifetime writing awards, including IPW American Travel Writer of the Year.  

However, his heart remains set in the North of England. Significantly, two of his more recent books are ‘The Pain and the Glory,’ dealing with Bradford City Football Club, and ‘Sands of Time,’ tracking the former Queen’s Guide to Morecambe Bay, Cedric Robinson.