victory over i.s.i.s., and olivia wilde, tom sturridge and reed birney take to the stage in george orwell's' "1984". >> if it were a brand-new play someone wrote about atie a dystn universe we would accuse them of jumping on a weird bandwagon, but the fact it was george orwell's' words and he saw all this in 1949 is what is so terrifying. >> more on what did happen and what might happen. >> rose: funding for "charlie rose" has been provided by the following: >> and by bloomberg, a provider of multimedia news and information services worldwide. captioning sponsored by rose communications >> rose: you began how? natural style of play. >> rose: luck or something else. >> i felt passionate from the beginning. >> what's the objection lesson. you can be as involved as you want to be. >> rose: tell me the significance of the moment. >> we begin with a look at the news of the week. here are the sights and sounds of the past seven days. >> in iraq, a major milestone in the war against i.s.i.s. the prime minister is declaring victory in mosul. >> an airplane crashed in mississippi. >> f.b.i.
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, tunnel sturridge, olivia wilde and reed birney. is this play relevant to the times we live in in 2017. >> and how. i remember when i read it in 8th grade it was science fiction and now it feels like documentary. the play was done four years ago in london in response to the edward snowden situation. that was the inspiration for adapting it. right after the election this year our producer scott ruby thought this was the perfect time to remind everybody about but the decision to do that was before trump was elected. >> to adopt it. >> it was adopted originally in nottingham five years ago. what's so terrifying for me about his presence is that all of the language or at least 5% of it is taken from orwell's book published in 1949. none was change the or scripted in any way to the trump election. we divided it purely into that purpose. >> rose: does it have more relevance because it was written -- >> if it was a play about a dystopian universe we would accuse them of jumping on a band wagon. it was george orwell's words and he saw all of this in 19 49 is what is so terrifying. >> rose
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