Nineteen Eighty-four

An abridged version of George Orwell's classic political satire about Winston Smith, a man who works for the Ministry of Truth, read by Corin Redgrave.

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Winston Smith begins a diary.

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Dramatised by Jonathan Holloway

Winston Smith has found love and comfort with Julia, and now they are determined to join the Brotherhood, a secret, counter-revolutionary organisation pledged to destroy The Party. But for The Party's enemies, deep in the Ministry of Love, there is the threat of Room 101.

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.

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Winston visits the shop where he bought his diary and thinks he is being followed.

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Winston starts a relationship with Julia, a girl from the Fiction Department.

Aware that this relationship is folly, Winston pursues it nevertheless.

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Winston and Julia visit O'Brien in his flat - with the telescreen turned off.

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Winston and Julia are arrested by the Thought Police.

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After his arrest, Winston languishes in a cell and meets his interrogator.

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Winston succumbs to O'Brien's interrogation - and is finally sent to Room 101.