‘1984’ is Heading to TV

‘1984’ is Heading to TV

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Recent events surrounding the 2020 election and US politics have caused many to remember and reference George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four for its stark similarities to today’s political climate. Now, the somewhat prophetic, dystopian novel is set for TV after former ABC chief Paul Lee’s independent studio Wiip optioned the rights to Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s stage show of the same name.

1984: Are We Living It?

1984: Are We Living It?

Today is the 71st anniversary of George Orwell’s 1984, and every year, scholars and essayists wonder if society is to become like Oceania, or if it already has.