In Hugh Whitemore’s play, Simon Templeman stars as brilliant mathematician Alan Turing, the man who cracked the German Enigma code and enabled the Allies to win World War II. But Turing was to find that the country he saved cared less about his genius and more about his sexual orientation.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Sheelagh Cullen as Sara Turing
Kenneth Danziger as Detective Mick Ross
Peter Dennis as John Smith
Samantha Robson as Pat Green
Orlando Seale as Ron Miller
W. Morgan Sheppard as Dillwyn Knox
André Sogliuzzo as Christopher Morcom and Nikos
Simon Templeman as Alan Turing
Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2003.
Breaking the Code is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.
“…(A) dynamic production by L.A. Theatre Works…compelling theatre.” — AudioFile Magazine