Background information to The Naked City which was screened as part of our film noir season.
An examination of the connections between a variety of works in the genre of dystopian fiction
A look at how the idea of Orwell's Thought Police is being applied in current debates over free speech
How the timelessness of the totalitarian impulse is one of the reasons Nineteen Eighty-Four resonates so strongly through the ages
An examination of the role played by Julia in Nineteen Eighty-Four in raising issues around totalitarian control of women's bodies.
A writer's personal reflection on the inspiration of George Orwell.