Breaking the Code
By Hugh Whitmore
The play tells the story of Alan Turing, a brilliant mathematician, who devised the means of cracking the German Enigma code which helped win World War II. Meanwhile, he also “broke the code” by being unapologetically homosexual at a time when homosexuality was illegal in Great Britain. It was on Churchill’s specific instructions that Turing was given all the resources he required – and his personal behaviour tolerated. However, the system eventually catches up with Alan.
|David Rhodes||Alan Turing|
This show ran from 7th April 2018 - 14th April 2018.
69 Burnley Road East