Nineteen Eighty-Four with Robert Icke

George Orwell in Airstrip One. The writer and director Robert Icke joins Henry to explore the real-world locations in London that inspired George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Together they tour the Ministry of Truth, the Ministry of Love and Room 101. Robert co-adapted and co-directed the award-winning 2013 stage adaptation 1984, which has played on the West End and Broadway and toured the UK, the USA and Australia.


Penguin Modern Classics editions of Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell


Penguin audiobook of Nineteen Eighty-Four, read by Peter Capaldi

Robert Icke

Robert Icke’s production of 1984

UCL Senate House


BBC Broadcasting House


Untitled (Room 101) by Rachel Whiteread

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