Word of Mouth | Newspeak

Based on Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Chris Ledgard explores if a version of Newspeak, the artificial language of George Orwell's dystopian fantasy 1984, could be imposed on people today.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 25'16''
  • Broadcast date: 2014

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

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