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1984 (BBC)

Alternative title
Nineteen Eighty Four
Synopsis
A restored version of the classic 1954 BBC dramatisation of George Orwell’s 1984. One of the earliest surviving television dramas, it was recorded at the time using modified tele-cine machines and this version has been painstakingly restored frame by frame using the latest digital techniques.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2004
Year of production
1954
Notes
Originally broadcast live on BBC on 12/12/1954. Shown again on BBC 4 on 14/6/2003
Subjects
English language and literature; Media studies
Keywords
communism; digital video; literature - English; Orwell, George; science fiction; television archives; Television drama

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
120 minutes
Year
2004

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

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