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What does Nineteen Eighty Four offer in 2017?

The acclaimed theatrical production of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four opens at His Majesty’s Theatre this week. The stage version of Orwell’s dystopian novel has garnered critical acclaim on Broadway and in the West End, and it’s been selling out as it tours around Australia. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation first premiered at the Nottingham […]

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1984: Orwell’s dystopian classic comes to His Majesty’s Theatre

1984: Orwell’s dystopian classic comes to His Majesty’s Theatre

April, 1984.13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching. Set in a world where an invasive government keeps a malevolently watchful eye on its citizens, this radical and much-lauded staging explores surveillance, identity and why Orwell’s vision of the future is as […]

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Just don’t mention John Cleese’s thoughts on marriage

Just don’t mention John Cleese’s thoughts on marriage

The Marriage Alliance, the secretive group behind the controversial iceberg advertisements and Father’s Day videos loaded with dubious statistics, have a new argument against marriage equality. Now, stopping marriage equality is about battling political correctness and championing free speech. The meme generating lobby group has kicked into overdrive lately with commentary on a wide range […]

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Kristin Stewart and Nicholas Hoult to Star in ‘Romantic Adaptation’ of 1984

Kristin Stewart and Nicholas Hoult to Star in ‘Romantic Adaptation’ of 1984

George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “1984” will allegedly be the basis for a new romantic drama starring everybody’s favourite blood vessel, Kristin Stewart. The film, to be titled “Equals” was written by Nathan Parker, who wrote Duncan Jones’ critically acclaimed directorial debut “Moon”. It is set to be directed by Drake Doremus, writer and director […]

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