Arena | George Orwell: 2: The Road to Wigan Pier

Based on The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell

The story tells of George Orwell'S marriage to Eileen O'Shaughnessy and his growing political awareness (his important trip to Wigan and the industrial North, and his attempt to understand the embittered working classes).


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 53'43''
  • Broadcast date: 1983

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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