Vintage Radio Drama of George Orwell’s 1984

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Online Audio - NBC University TheatreWar is Peace! Freedom is Slavery! Ignorance is Strength! Big brother is watching listening. Yep we’re talking propaganda, the fabrication of “truth”, the outlawing of dissent, the distortion of reality, endless war… and of course thought crime. No we’re not talking about the goings on on 2007, were talking about the 1949 NBC University Theater’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984. This production originally aired on August 27, 1949 but is available today for your listening enjoyment is the very first adaptation of 1984 and it stars David Niven!

Based on the novel by George Orwell; FULL CAST
1 MP3 – 54 Minutes 15 Seconds – [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: NBC Radio
Broadcast: August 27, 1949

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2 thoughts to “Vintage Radio Drama of George Orwell’s 1984”

  1. (1) I’ll accept David Niven as radio’s first Winston Smith, though I’d assumed it was U.S.’s James Daly. (2) Was Shepperd Strudwick, Bud Collyer or [?] the voice of Big Brother in any of the U.S. versions?

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