A series of plays which examine if 1970s society is heading towards the dystopian world predicted in the book '1984'.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alfred Burke ...
 Max Hughes (1 episode, 1970)
Michael Gwynn ...
 Wendell Meade (1 episode, 1970)
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 John Edge (1 episode, 1970)
Ronald Lacey ...
 Arthur Wicks (1 episode, 1970)
Neville Marten ...
 Gamble (1 episode, 1970)
David Bauer ...
 Abel Rook (1 episode, 1970)
Patrick Durkin ...
 Turk (1 episode, 1970)
Robert James ...
 Beverley Payne (1 episode, 1970)
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 Lord Bryant (1 episode, 1970)
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 Cordon (1 episode, 1970)
Preston Lockwood ...
 Lloyd (1 episode, 1970)
Terence Sewards ...
 Simkin (1 episode, 1970)
Hilary Tindall ...
 Margaret Edge (1 episode, 1970)
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 John Cliveden (1 episode, 1970)
Rudolph Walker ...
 James Modola (1 episode, 1970)
Richard Easton ...
 Bevis Seton (1 episode, 1970)
Graham James ...
 Michael Jones (1 episode, 1970)
Mel Martin ...
 Diana Meade (1 episode, 1970)
Derek Newark ...
 Miller (1 episode, 1970)
Valerie White ...
 Hazel Victoria Pride (1 episode, 1970)
Godfrey James ...
 Woods (1 episode, 1970)
Janet Key ...
 Louise Harberton (1 episode, 1970)
Clifford Parrish ...
 Canon Pitch (1 episode, 1970)
Bob Sessions ...
 Herb (1 episode, 1970)
Neil Stacy ...
 Philip Raleigh (1 episode, 1970)
Tom Chatto ...
 Hampton (1 episode, 1970)
Glynn Edwards ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Gudge (1 episode, 1970)
Michael Lees ...
 Gilray (1 episode, 1970)
Stephen Sheppard ...
 Albie Cooper (1 episode, 1970)
Gary Watson ...
 Prof. Robson (1 episode, 1970)
Edward Burnham ...
 Colonel Bean (1 episode, 1970)
Geoffrey Chater ...
 Sir Michael Clarke (1 episode, 1970)
Alexander Davion ...
 Harvey Allanson (1 episode, 1970)
Leigh Lawson ...
 Aneurin Smith (1 episode, 1970)
Arthur Pentelow ...
 Ross (1 episode, 1970)
Clifford Cox ...
 Jimmy (1 episode, 1970)
George Pensotti ...
 Gerald Pakse (1 episode, 1970)
Colin Rix ...
 Police Sgt. (1 episode, 1970)
Rachel Treadgold ...
 Stewardess (1 episode, 1970)
Lynn Dalby ...
 Tina (1 episode, 1970)
Carolyn Hudson ...
 Joanne Sooley (1 episode, 1970)
Christine Pilgrim ...
 Secretary (1 episode, 1970)
Jessica Spencer ...
 Miss Yerburgh (1 episode, 1970)
Michael David ...
 Majinac (1 episode, 1970)
Geoffrey Lumsden ...
 James Downham (1 episode, 1970)
Russell Napier ...
 Prison governor (1 episode, 1970)
Joan Peart ...
 Miss Pinner (1 episode, 1970)
Sidonie Bond ...
 Claudia (1 episode, 1970)
John Carlin ...
 Dr. Stockoe (1 episode, 1970)
Kenneth Keeling ...
 Curzon (1 episode, 1970)
Tom Kempinski ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1970)
Paul Armstrong ...
 Danter (1 episode, 1970)
Alan Bennion ...
 2nd Watcher (1 episode, 1970)
David Butler ...
 Follower (1 episode, 1970)
Athol Coats ...
 Culpepper (1 episode, 1970)
Roy Boyd ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1970)
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 Orford (1 episode, 1970)
Stephen John ...
 Eades (1 episode, 1970)
Julian Sherrier ...
 Vinzu (1 episode, 1970)
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 Newman (1 episode, 1970)
Michael Joshua ...
 Prison chaplin (1 episode, 1970)
Hugh McDermott ...
 Samuel Cain (1 episode, 1970)
Faith Brook ...
 Elaine Priest (1 episode, 1970)
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 Edward Cheeseman (1 episode, 1970)
Victor Charrington ...
 Archer (1 episode, 1970)
Robert Dean ...
 Glyn Hannaby (1 episode, 1970)
John DeVaut ...
 Keith Gavin (1 episode, 1970)
Hal Dyer ...
 Tania Hannaby (1 episode, 1970)
Paul Eddington ...
 Oliver Sladen (1 episode, 1970)
Jonathan Elsom ...
 Anthony Thorne (1 episode, 1970)
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 Cruft (1 episode, 1970)
John Graham ...
 Martin Kenyon (1 episode, 1970)
Suzanne Heath ...
 Hospital clerk (1 episode, 1970)
Bernard Hepton ...
 Lawrence Priest (1 episode, 1970)
Etain O'Dell ...
 Luck Kenyon (1 episode, 1970)
Mary Rennie ...
 Mrs. Staveley (1 episode, 1970)
Lockwood West ...
 Sir Henry Bryce (1 episode, 1970)
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A series of plays which examine if 1970s society is heading towards the dystopian world predicted in the book '1984'.

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