START. WINSTON: W...

1984

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Basics

Show
Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
A grove outside the city. A near, dystopian future.
Act/Scene
1

Scene Context

Winston and Julia have been drawn to each other for some time. Previously, Winston

Scene Text

START. WINSTON: We’re all right here?

JULIA: Yes. We’re miles from anywhere. Look at the trees! Just don’t go too far into the open.

,

I’m Julia.

‘Hello Julia, I’m Winston Smith’

WINSTON: How did you know that’s —

JULIA:: I’m careful. I’d be dead if I wasn’t.

[... … …]

END: WINSTON: And to be together in the city… it’s madness. We can’t.

,

JULIA: We could…

WINSTON: It’s suicide.

They stare into each other’s eyes. A silence as they make a decision.

,

JULIA: We are the dead.

She moves to leave. Stops. Turns to him.

Find somewhere.

Icke, Robert and Macmillan, Duncan, 1984, Oberon Books Ltd, 2013, pp. 50-55.