Julian Priestley

Welcome to the website of Julian Priestley.

This gives the background¬†of a campaigning, passionate pro-European progressive for fifty years. It concentrates on his books, including his latest, a political thriller, ‘PUTSCH’, his other writings and his speaking and teaching activities. We hope you enjoy this presentation.



I started composing 'Putsch' in my head at the end of the Brown years, when the Labour Party was losing its way, and just before the financial crisis broke. The Blair project had run out of steam and the Labour Party seemed right for takeover. And I wanted to add the sexual diversity dimension and see how that impacted on politics...