Bollington Arts Centre
16th October 2019 to 19th Oct 2019
£9.00
Tickets £9, Concessions £8, Group of 5 £40. Doors & Bar from 7pm

Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitemore, directed by Barrie Goodwin. Date – 16th – 19th October 2019

A Biographical drama about the eccentric genius Alan Turing who played a major role in winning World War Two by breaking the Enigma code. Learn who he was, what happened to him and why.

Doors and bar open at 7pm, play starting 7.30pm

Tickets on sale now at ticketsource.co.uk/bfp

Derek Jacobi took London and Broadway by storm in this exceptional biographical drama about a man who broke too many codes; the eccentric genius Alan Turing who played a major role in winning the World War II. He broke the complex German code called Enigma, enabling allied forces to foresee German manoeuvres.

Since his work was classified top secret for years after the war, no one knew how much was owed to him when he was put on trial for breaking another code; the taboo against homosexuality. Turing, who was also the first to conceive of computers, was convicted of the criminal act of homosexuality and sentenced to undergo hormone treatments which left him physically and mentally debilitated. He died a suicide, forgotten and alone. This play is about who he was, what happened to him and why.

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