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"BBC Sunday-Night Theatre" Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)

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Director:
Writers:
George Orwell (novel)
Nigel Kneale (adapted as a television play by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Nineteen Eighty-Four on IMDbPro.
Original Air Date:
12 December 1954 (Season 5, Episode 50)
Genre:
Plot:
George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Please !!! See more (12 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Peter Cushing ... Winston Smith

André Morell ... O'Brien (as Andre Morell)
Yvonne Mitchell ... Julia

Donald Pleasence ... Syme
Arnold Diamond ... Emmanuel Goldstein
Campbell Gray ... Parsons
Hilda Fenemore ... Mrs. Parsons
Pamela Grant ... Parsons Girl
Keith Davis ... Parsons Boy
Janet Barrow ... Woman Supervisor
Norman Osborne ... First Youth
Tony Lyons ... Second Youth
Malcolm Knight ... Third Youth
John Baker ... First Man
Victor Platt ... Second Man
Van Boolen ... Barman
Wilfrid Brambell ... Old Man / Thin Prisoner
Leonard Sachs ... Mr. Charrington
Sydney Bromley ... Waiter
Janet Joye ... Canteen Woman
Harry Lane ... Guard
Richard Williams ... Narrator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nigel Kneale ... The Telescreen Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Roy Oxley ... Big Brother (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Rudolph Cartier 
 
Writing credits
George Orwell (novel)

Nigel Kneale (adapted as a television play by)

Produced by
Rudolph Cartier .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Hotchkis 
 
Production Design by
Barry Learoyd 
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Kine .... models and effects
Bernard Wilkie .... models and effects
 
Music Department
John Hotchkis .... conductor
 

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Runtime:
120 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When first screened by the BBC there were numerous public complaints and these led to questions being asked in the House of CommonsSee more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Winston Smith presses the door shut after departing Parsons, the entire set wall wobbles.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV)See more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Please !!!, 3 September 2005
Author: exadx from France

Since these posts are relatively old, maybe there could have been a DVD or VHS release in the meantime. I'm a 1984 addict and if anyone has heard stg about it, could he please let me know. Serious 61, does your offer still hold?. If the answer is yes, I'm interested.

I collect everything linked with dystopia, books, of course, but also movies. If you have some suggestions, it would be very helpful

And I would be very grateful.

It goes without saying that 1984 is way above the others dystopia novels (Brave New World, We, Farenheit 451 etc..) in my opinion, but I'll sturdily

stand by Orwell 'til my last breath

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