Big Brother is on every poster. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth. Then he finds love. Stars Christopher Eccleston.
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth. Sick and separated from his wife, he lives alone in a one-room flat in Victory Mansions in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal.
When Winston finds love, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.
One of the most influential novels of the 20th century, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four was first published in 1949. Dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.
Winston Smith...Christopher Eccleston
Charrington ...Robert Blythe
Syme ...Sam Alexander
With Christine Absalom, Don Gilet, Joe Sims and Joshua Swinney
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2013.
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Christopher Eccleston and Pippa Nixon in studio
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