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Breaking the Code

by Hugh Whitemore
Directed by Keith Thompson
10th – 14th October 2006 at 8:00 pm in the Main Theatre

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.

Part of the Barn’s 2006-2007 Season.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Keith Thompson

CAST

Mick Ross
Alan Turing
Christopher Morcom
Sara Turing
Ron Miller
John Smith
Dillwyn Knox

CREATIVE TEAM

Stage Manager
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Production Secretary

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