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Winston has had enough. He has had enough of the telescreens, the Thought Police and the Doublespeak. He has had enough of Big Brother… With live music, multimedia projections and pulsating physicality, we enter the dark and oppressive world of Oceania. Every movement and emotion is captured, recorded and tracked as Winston spins between the prospect of love, and the threat of torture. In an age of CCTV cameras, this deeply relevant production disorientates, excites and terrifies, as the threat of being vapourised looms. Big Brother is watching you. ‘Arresting’ ★★★★★ (RemoteGoat.co.uk). Ages 14+. Contains strong language and strobe lighting.
EmpathEyes Theatre in Association With UCLU Runaground.
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19846 Aug 2012
EmpathEyes Theatre's slick, sexy and terrifying adaptation of Orwell’s dystopian tale
Opening with a stream of perfectly timed choreography, half-naked bodies and live music, it’s clear from the outset that this is no generic adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian tale. Winston Smith (Theo Gordon) is a man on the verge of rebellion…
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