1984 2016

Run Time:
One hour and 41 minutes
Ages: 13+
Opened: June 28, 2016
Closing: October 29, 2016

1984 - 2016 - West End History , Info & More

Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Ave, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DE, United Kingdom London

April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

Orwell’s ideas have become our ideas; his fiction is often said to be our reality. The “definitive book of the 20th century” (The Guardian) is re-examined in this radical and much lauded staging exploring surveillance, identity and why Orwell’s vision of the future is as relevant now as ever.

Get 1984 Email Alerts

Be the first to get ticket offers, news, photos & more.

Audiences have Six Weeks Left to See the Critically Acclaimed 1984
by Liz Cearns - September 15, 2016

 Audiences have just six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984. Since opening at the Nottingham Playhouse in 2013, the production has played almost 700 performances across the globe and, by the end of this run, over 380,000 people will have seen the show. Directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan with Daniel Raggett, the limited run at the Playhouse Theatre must end on 29 October 2016. 

PHOTO FLASH: West End Theatres Send a Message To The World: London Is Open!
by Michael Dale - July 28, 2016

London mayor Sadiq Khan wants the world to know that despite the recent Brexit vote, his city is still a thriving example of diversity and culture.

1984 History

Other Productions of 1984

2016   West End West End Return Engagement
West End
2017   Broadway Original Broadway Production