Orwell, George


Last Edited: 23-Feb-2013
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Publ. 1945
01-Aug-2005 to
05-Aug-2005
R7
to
13-Jun-2008
Animal Farm
Read by Bill Nighy
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Dy Speirs
14:13, 13345, S
13:42, 12855, S
13:51, 12992, S
13:48, 12954. S
13:49, 12961, S
Publ. 1945
26-Jan-2013
Animal Farm Tamsin Greig, Nicky Henson, Toby Jones, Patrick Brennan,
Ralph Ineson, Liza Sadovy, Robert Blythe, Paul Stonehouse,
Sarah Thom, Lizzy Watts, Eleanor Crooks, Ben Crowe,
Will Howard, Gerard McDermott, Adam Nagaitis, Stephanie Racine
Director ..... Alison Hindell
86:58, 81360, S
13-Nov-2008 Shooting an Elephant
Read by Matthew Wolf 
Producers Martin Jarvis and Rosalind Ayres
13:56, 13070, S
22-Apr-2007
29-Apr-2007
Down and Out in Paris and London
Samuel Barnett, Stephen Greif, Claire Vousden, Rachel
Bavidge, Sam Dale, John Dougall, Jasmine Callan,
Anthony Glennon, Jasmine Callum, Jim Norton, Naomi
Frederick, Jason Thorpe
adapted by PG Morgan
Producer Steven Canny
56:21, 52831, S
56:21, 52838, S
28-Jan-2013 to
08-Feb-2013
Down and Out in Paris and London Read by Joseph Millson
Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall
13:48, 12919, S
13:32, 12667, S
13:40, 12802, S
13:48, 12930, S
13:39, 12776, S
13:10, 12326, S
13:25, 12558, S
13:46, 12892, S
13:25, 12567, S
13:47, 12908, S
27-Jan-2013
03-Feb-2013
Homage to Catalonia
Joseph Millson, Lyndsey Marshal, Ewan Bailey, Javier Marzan,
Hywel John, Richard Laing, John McAndrew, Jon Lolis,
Ben McGregor, Gareth Pierce, Asier Newman
Adapted by Mike Walker
directed by Kate McAll
56:27, 52816, S
56:35, 52943, S
R7:
16-Nov-2009
Keep The Aspidistra Flying Jonathan Tafler, Victoria Carling, Valentine Pelker, Emily Richards,
Polly James, Michael Deacon, William Symons
dramtised by Sam McBratney
produced by Jeremy Mortimer
56:49, 53281, S
ABC RN
05-Sep-2011 to
30-Sep-2011
1984 Read by: Nicholas Bell
Producer: Justine Sloane-Lees
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13608, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:30, 13571, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13608, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13608, S
14:32, 13608, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13603, S
14:32, 13608, S
14:36, 13671, S
14:32, 13608, S
14:32, 13603, S
10-Feb-2013
17-Feb-2013
1984 Christopher Eccleston, Pippa Nixon, Tim Pigott-Smith, Kim Wall,
Sam Alexander, Susie Riddell, Christine Absalom, Don Gilet,
Joe Sims, Joshua Swinney, Robert Blythe
Dramatised by Jonathan Holloway
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer
57:00, 53334, S
56:40, 53020, S
18-Feb-2013 to
22-Feb-2013
Essays and Journalism
  1. A Hanging
  2. Confessions of a Book Reviewer
  3. My Country Right or Left
  4. Pleasure Spots
  5. As I Please
Reader ..... Clive Merrison
Producer ..... David Jackson Young
13:23, 12539, S
13:33, 12696, S
13:43, 12841, S
13:39, 12787, S
13:18, 12455, S

 Documentaries and Collateral Material

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
28-Jan-2013 Burma by Mike Walker     
09-Feb-2013 The Road to Nineteen Eighty-Four David Aaronovitch
Peter Davison, Frances Stonor Saunders, DJ Taylor, Hugh Wilford
Producer: Phil Tinline
56:28, 52835, S
04-Feb-2013Dreaming by Mike Walker   
11-Feb-2013Loving by Jonathan Holloway  
18-Feb-2013Jura by Jonathan Holloway