• Written by: Robert Icke (adapt)

Comrade Winston Smith starts a diary and falls in love. And all the while, Big Brother is watching. George Orwell's seminal novel is adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, for Headlong Theatre.

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Cambridge Arts Theatre

St Edwards Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PJ

Wed 22 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

Thu 23 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

Fri 24 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

Sat 25 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

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Interview: theatremaker Robert Icke on adapting George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four

27 Aug 2014

'We looked more to other art forms for inspiration: David Lynch, Breaking Bad, Grand Theft Auto'

Jointly created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, Headlong's adaptation of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four has been praised for its energy and finding new ideas in a familiar tale. Applying a contemporary sensitivity, the classic tale of…

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