Critically Acclaimed 1984 Returns To West End Ahead Of International Tour
Posted on 29 April 2015
The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984 will return to the Playhouse Theatre this summer, where it enjoyed a very run in 2014. 1984 will preview from 12 June 2015, with the press night on 18 June 2015.
The production, which premiered at Nottingham Playhouse in September 2013, has since played at the Almeida Theatre, in the West End, and across the UK .
Casting is to be announced.
April, 1984. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought and starts a diary. But is always watching, and the door to Room can swing open in the blink of an eye.
The definitive book of the 20th century in a radical, award-winning adaptation exploring surveillance, identity and why Orwell's vision of the future is relevant .
1984 is written and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, set and costume designed by Chloe Lamford with lighting designed by Natasha Chivers, sound designed by Tom Gibbons and video designed by Tim Reid.
George Orwell's 1984, published in 1949, is one of the most influential novels in recent history, with its depictions of perpetual , government and incessant public . Its ideas have become our ideas, and Orwell's fiction is often said to be our reality.
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