Oxford 2012: The Road to Wigan Pier – 75 years on



A classic of reportage, Orwell’s The Road to Wigan Pier and the experiences which featured in it were critical in the development of his political views and commitment to democratic socialism. Our panellists make the journey back to the 1930s, and recount their own experiences of following in Orwell’s footsteps, accompanied along the way by Orwell biographer, D. J. Taylor.