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1984 Radio/TV Program

1984: Retro Audio (Dramatised)

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Publisher's Summary

Here is the classic dystopian novel by George Orwell. First published in 1949, it is set in the eponymous year and focuses on a repressive, totalitarian regime. The story follows the life of one seemingly insignificant man, Winston Smith, a civil servant assigned the task of perpetuating the regime's propaganda by falsifying records and political literature. Smith grows disillusioned with his meager existence and so begins a rebellion against the system that leads to his arrest and torture.

This is one of the classic Radio Theatre Productions you will want to listen to over and over again!

(P)2008 P. D.

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  • Lindsey
    ajax, Ontario, Canada
    14/04/09
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    "retro orwell 1984"

    horrible quality. the version leaves out much of the original work. I don't think I would understand what was going on in this if I had not done the reading beforehand. I would not reccomend spending money on this as it does not help much.

    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • rachelle
    Calgary, AB, Canada
    03/06/13
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    "1984"
    Would you try another book from George Orwell and/or David Niven?

    maybe


    What was most disappointing about George Orwell’s story?

    It would have been nice to know this was only chapter one prior to down loading it as now i have to find chapter 2 and 3 and pay for those separate???


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Sherri
    Horn Lake, MS, United States
    16/05/13
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    "Horrible recording"
    What would have made 1984 better?

    Cleaning up the background a LOT


    What could George Orwell have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    No idea, I couldn't even listen to it because the recording was so bad


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Charlie
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, United States
    20/03/13
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    "Terrible"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I just wasted 10 dollars on this, wow. I thought it was the actual book.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • The Abbys
    Glen Burnie, MD, United States
    08/03/15
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    "Could not evaluate."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Very Poor recording from the original master


    How could the performance have been better?

    Digital re-mastering of the original.


    Any additional comments?

    I would come back and get it if there was a better version available.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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