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ISBN:  9781471331428
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Drama
Duration:  85 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  George Orwell
Narrator 1:  Tamsin Greig
Narrator 2:  Nicky Henson
Narrator 3:  Toby Jones
Narrator 4:  BBC Full Cast Radio 4 Drama Team

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All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.' Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power. Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion, under the leadership...

of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs.

But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges...

This thought-provoking drama was first broadcast as part of BBC Radio's The Real George Orwell season - a Radio 4 journey that explored the disjuncture between the man who was Eric Blair and the writer who was George Orwell.

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