Arena | George Orwell: 5: 1984

Based on Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Life and work of George Orwell. Begins with wife's death and end of WWII, his move from London to Jura and his death in 1950. Biographer Bernard Crick draws parallels throughout between the last years of his life and his vision of ''1984''.


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  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 53'59''
  • Broadcast date: 1984

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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