BBC Programme Orwell, George (writer)
Afternoon Reading - Parlez-vous British? - Shooting an Elephant
By George Orwell. A young policeman in colonial Burma is tasked with shooting an elephant.
In Our Time - Modernist Utopias
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the mad, bad world of modern utopias.
Saturday Play - Writing on Wigan Pier
David Pownall's play explores George Orwell's time in Wigan in the early months of 1936.
Today - 04/06/2009
Including Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day; Yesterday in Parliament.
Woman's Hour - 04/06/2009
With Jenni Murray. Author Sarah Water discusses her latest novel.
Word of Mouth - 15/12/2009
Michael Rosen and critics test George Orwell's rules for writing about politics.