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The Rest Is History: 208. George Orwell

The Episode “208. George Orwell” of “The Rest Is History

George Orwell is one of the most celebrated novelists, essayists, and journalists in modern British history. 

Tom and Dominic are joined by Robert Colls, Professor Emeritus of History at De Montfort University, to discuss the life and legacy of the man who wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, and Homage to Catalonia.

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We Have Ways Festival – 22nd-24th July 2022 – tickets: wehavewaysfest.co.uk

Producer: Dom Johnson

Exec Producer: Jack Davenport

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Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present.

 

They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius.

They’re distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about fifty minutes.

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