The Crescent Theatre Company presents
Breaking The Code
6 - 13 Oct in the Studio
Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change
There will be an After Dark discussion following the 19:45 performance on Fri, 12th Oct. Free to ticket holders.
This production is restricted to over 14s only. Contains partial nudity and adult themes.
Moving back and forth in time, Whitemore’s play charts the life of the brilliant young mathematician, Alan Turing. His work at Bletchley Park in breaking the German ‘Enigma Code’ indisputably changed the course of the Second World War; after the war his pioneering work on computer science continued - earning him the title of ‘The Father of Modern Computing’.
The play intertwines key moments of Turing’s work with episodes in his private life – a life suddenly made humiliatingly public. Having made little attempt to disguise his sexuality, Turing was convicted on the criminal charge of ‘gross indecency’.
A compassionate, amusing and ultimately tragic play!
Senior (60+): £11
Child (U16): £11
Discount Matinee*: £8 for all tickets
Sunday 7th October
Student Ticket Offer*: £5
Tuesday & Wednesday performances, available from Box Office counter. Please present current valid Student ID at time of purchase
Family Studio Ticket Offer*: £36
2 Adults & 2 Children
School & Group Offers available, please contact Box Office for details: 0121 643 5858
*Please select your desired tickets and add to the basket, the discount will be applied automatically at checkout.
This amateur production of “Breaking the Code” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD
Based on the book 'Alan Turing: The Enigma' by Andrew Hodges
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