1984

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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Performance times

Cambridge Arts Theatre

St Edwards Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PJ

Tue 21 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

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

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Regent Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HQ

Tue 23 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

Wed 24 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

Thu 25 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

Fri 26 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

Sat 27 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

33 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HT

Tue 30 Sep

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Wed 1 Oct

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Thu 2 Oct

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Fri 3 Oct

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Sat 4 Oct

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QB

Tue 14 Oct

£16.50–£24.50; £16.50 (£14.50–£19.50; £14.50) / 01392 493493

Wed 15 Oct

£16.50–£24.50; £16.50 (£14.50–£19.50; £14.50) / 01392 493493

Thu 16 Oct

£16.50–£24.50; £16.50 (£14.50–£19.50; £14.50) / 01392 493493

Fri 17 Oct

£16.50–£24.50; £16.50 (£14.50–£19.50; £14.50) / 01392 493493

Sat 18 Oct

£16.50–£24.50; £16.50 (£14.50–£19.50; £14.50) / 01392 493493

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

University Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1TR

Tue 7 Oct

£10–£25 / 023 8067 1771

Wed 8 Oct

£10–£25 / 023 8067 1771

Thu 9 Oct

£10–£25 / 023 8067 1771

Fri 10 Oct

£10–£25 / 023 8067 1771

Sat 11 Oct

£10–£25 / 023 8067 1771

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Royal Parade South, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2TR

Tue 9 Sep

£12.50–£26.50 / 01752 267222

Wed 10 Sep

£12.50–£26.50 / 01752 267222

Thu 11 Sep

£12.50–£26.50 / 01752 267222

Fri 12 Sep

£12.50–£26.50 / 01752 267222

Sat 13 Sep

£12.50–£26.50 / 01752 267222

York Theatre Royal

St Leonard's Place, York, YO1 7HD

Tue 16 Sep

Main House

£10–£25; £10–£25 concs available / 01904 623568

Wed 17 Sep

Main House

£10–£25; £10–£25 concs available / 01904 623568

Thu 18 Sep

Main House

£10–£25; £10–£25 concs available / 01904 623568

Fri 19 Sep

Main House

£10–£25; £10–£25 concs available / 01904 623568

Sat 20 Sep

Main House

£10–£25; £10–£25 concs available / 01904 623568

Reviews & features

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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