Johnson Over Jordan

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Johnson Over Jordan by J.B. Priestley. Johnson Over Jordan focuses on Robert Johnson, a meek businessman who has recently died. Now in limbo, Johnson looks back over his life while trying to reach the Inn at the End of World. On the way he encounters the Central Offices of Universal Assurance and Global Loan and Finance Corporation and the Jungle Hot Spot night club. Johnson Over Jordan was originally produced in 1939 with Ralph Richardson as Robert Johnson. It was accompanied with an original score by Benjamin Britten. It was revived in a 2001 production at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Published April 2003 by Oberon Books (first published 1939).

Produced in Pietermaritzburg by the Natal Society Drama Group, 30 November 1946.


Trek 11(12):23 1946.

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