#THROWBACKTHURSDAY: It seems these days, almost every other day, television announces some kind of 'event' . . the trailer voice-overs tells us so! Back in 1954, the BBC's live broadcast of Orwell's '1984' certainly rattled the viewing public, forbidden love, Big Brother, rats and Cushing's Winston Smith's melt-down . . neither British television or Peter Cushing would ever be the same again . . .