Archives - Breaking the Code

by Hugh Whitemore

Directed by Keith Thompson

Tuesday 10th – Saturday 14th October 2006 at 8pm in the Auditorium

The story of Alan Turing, the Bletchley Park World War II codebreaker

A compassionate and often amusing play concerning the remarkable mind and tragic fate of Alan Turing, mathematician and computer pioneer who broke the code in two ways. One was by cracking the German Enigma code in World War II for which he was decorated by Churchill. The second was by naively ignoring the gentlemanly English code of sexual discretion and making little attempt to disguise his homosexuality. The play shifts back and forth in time through significant events in Turing's life.

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Part of the Barn’s 2006/2007 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Cast

Mick Ross-Dick Breeze
Alan Turing-Bob Thomson
Christopher Morcom-Jack Gatier
Sara Turing-Claudia McKelvey
Ron Miller-Tallan Cameron
John Smith-Richard Foster
Dillwyn Knox-Jack Wood
Pat Green-Christine Mackinven
Nikos-Mat Ferdenzi

Creative team

Director-Keith Thompson
Stage Manager-Norman Merry
Prompter-Gill Millinger
Carol Monzeglio
Properties-Jean Amato
Barbara Foster
Sound Recording-James Rowles
Wardrobe-Shirley Thompson
Lighting Design-Eric Farlie
Lighting Operation-Derek Ritchie
Production Secretary-Shirley Thompson

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