BBC to erect George Orwell statue outside its London HQ..oh the irony..


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https://www.rt.com/uk/338386-orwell-statue-bbc-headquarters/

Despite his resignation from the BBC in 1943, when he grew tired of “pushing propaganda,” a statue of George Orwell, author of the dystopian ‘1984’, will soon be erected outside the broadcaster’s London HQ.

The statue of Orwell – real name Eric Blair – will be accompanied by a plaque that reads: “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear,” the Guardian reported on Monday.

Sculptor Martin Jennings told the Guardian: “I was delighted when I visited the site to find it littered with cigarette butts – that is absolutely the place for Orwell, who was rarely seen without a cigarette in hand, to the grave detriment of his health.

He would undoubtedly have been out there in the cold with the smokers for most of his time,” Jennings added.

‘1984’

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