Letters and Politics

George Orwell’s 1984

In this episode we focus on George Orwell’s 1984.

Our guests are Tim Crook, a professor of Media Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London and the Officer of Education at the Orwell Society,

and Jean Seaton, the Director of the Orwell Prize which offers yearly prizes in journalism and literature, as well as hosts events and publications. She is also the official historian of the BBC.

In the second half of the program we hear clips from the audio book of 1984.

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