Orwell in Five Words | (Omnibus)

Based on Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

George Orwell has been dead for 70 years. What can his ideas tell us about life in 2020? BBC documentary-maker Phil Tinline takes five words that resonate through Orwell's work, and tests out what light they can shed on our problems today. Covering the topics of Fascism, Truth, Big, Law and Love.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 1'07'12''
  • Broadcast date: 2020

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

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