Monday September 21, 2020

Lucinda, political language and George Orwell

Renua’s launch document is full of classic political nonsense

22nd March, 2015

Still, it was there that I recently met a writer who had insights that seemed urgent. His name was George Orwell.

Or, rather, this was Orwell as played by the actor Phelim Drew, who has adapted Orwell’s Down and Out in Paris and London for a one-man show at the Powerscourt Theatre (continuing till Saturday, at 1pm).

In London, Orwell spent time living as a tramp, giving him insight into the nuances of...

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