Writers in Schools Pilot: D. J. Taylor and David Kynaston, Norwich School


  • David Kynaston (historian, longlisted for the Orwell Prize 2008 with Austerity Britain, 1945-51)
  • D. J. Taylor (critic, novelist, Orwell biographer)

The first in a series of ‘political writers in schools’ pilot projects, with Orwell biographer D. J. Taylor and historian David Kynaston talking to sixth form students from across Norwich.

David Kynaston talks about his latest book, Family Britain 1951-7, and D. J. Taylor talks about Orwell’s novels in a lecture called ‘The Road to 1984’, before discussion about Orwell and British society with the audience.