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1984 – Richmond Theatre, Richmond

Writer: George Orwell Adapted and created by: Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] For a novel written in 1949, it is remarkable how much of George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984 has seeped into our consciousness. Not just in the phrases we have adopted – Big Brother, thought crime, Room 101, double speak – but also in the ...

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1984 – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Writers: Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan from the book by George Orwell Directors: Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards [Rating:4.5] George Orwell’s novel 1984 remains to this day one of the most crucial works of literature to come out of the 20th Century. It is a marriage of vast political messages and a very intimate love story, ...

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Insufficiency – Riverside Studios, London

Writer: Carl Djerassi Director: Andy Jordan Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating: 3] When a play has been penned by an award-winning scientist, you would be forgiven for expecting an impenetrable piece full of weighty ideas inaccessible to the usual theatre-going audience. This, however, could not be further from the truth as Carl Djerassi’s Insufficiency is both light and funny while also ...

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