1984 – Mind The Blog Review

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13422440_371424082981419_8335050245458383208_oThe cast of 1984
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Robert Icke & Duncan Macmillan’s hugely successful adaptation of George Orwell’s most famous work, Nineteen Eighty-Four, has returned to London’s West End for another limited season. Running at 101 minutes straight through, it is brimming with tension and a theatrical assault on the senses.

Winston Smith has noticed there’s something not quiet right about the world in which he lives; every day feels the same, but everyone else is either ignorant or ignoring it. In a state controlled by the mysterious & omnipresent Big Brother, it is impossible to live an individual life and think your own thoughts. If you do anything out of the ordinary, or even consider it, you are at risk of being labelled a Thought Criminal and an enemy of the state. And everyone knows where that will lead…

13483380_371424072981420_6454854031599348293_oAndrew Gower in 1984
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