Answer: George Orwell
Richard Burton's last movie performance was for the film 1984.
Animal Farm is a song on the Kinks' album "The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society.
George Orwell worked for the BBC.
Radiohead's song "Karma Police" references the Thought Police. They also have a song called "2 + 2 = 5 referring to terms from the novel 1984. Radiohead's song, "Optimistic" on their 2000 album, Kid A, contains the lyrics, "This one dropped a payload/Fodder for the animals/Living on Animal Farm.
Big Brother, the worldwide reality television show takes its name from the novel 1984.