Tag: 1984

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The last man in Adelaide

Reflecting on truth, politics and George Orwell, novelist Stephen Orr asks: why do governments need to advertise like brand-name fashion accessories and junk fo…

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Review: 1984

2017 is the right time to stage 1984. With George Orwell’s text first published in 1949 and this adaptation first performed in 2013, it eerily mirrors our prese…

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1984’s Timely Return

The Adelaide Review finds out why there could hardly be a more appropriate time to stage 1984 than in our own era of political ructions, ‘fake news’ and mass su…

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