Alan Turing - A Musical Biography

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  • Town and Gown


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  • Tickets from £13.00 - £17.95
  • Over 18
  • Wednesday 26th April 2023 and 3 other dates
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

This intriguing new musical, composed by Joel Goodman & Jan Osborne, is a journey through the extraordinary life of Alan Turing. It presents experiences of paramount importance such as the loss of his closest friend, Alan’s role in the Second World War as well as his struggle with society’s unjust view of homosexuality.

This biographical account is narrated by Andrea, the fictitious author of Alan Turing’s biography. Alan’s dialogue is directly taken from historical letters that he wrote to his friends, colleagues and his mother.
Having premiered at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022, Alan Turing - A Musical Biography transferred to the prestigious King's Head Theatre. The company are extremely excited to bring their production to the Town and Gown Theatre.




Ticket Event time Cost
Alan Turing - A Musical biography EVENING

Admit One. 7:30pm

19:30 - 20:40 £13.00
Alan Turing - A Musical biography MATINEE

Admit One 2:30pm

14:30 - 15:40 £13.00
Pre-Theatre Dining - Evening

2 Courses. Set Menu. 

18:00 - 19:30 £17.95
Pre-Theatre Dining - Matinee

2 Courses. Set Menu.

13:00 - 14:30 £17.95



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  • Written by Julia

    Rating: 4


    Visited 2 days ago
    SHOW - A powerful story well told, in two parallel threads, charting the events of a current and previous timeline. Fascinating insights into funeral parlour procedures, entwined with a harrowing account of a life-altering violation by an apparently nice family man. Just some small points: I thought the framing of the narrative with the suggestion that it was told to a therapist was an unnecessary cliché and it wasn't credible that it would be recounted to them in this way. Just tell the audience! I was a bit confused about the age of the young child. The choice of a black costume in a black-box theatre reduced the visual impact. It would have worked better with white/blue/green overalls/apron (it wouldn't matter that this is out if place in the earlier thread). VENUE - Fabulous little theatre and the food was excellent but the bar and serving staff need training. There were several odd incidents, including offering ice in a lager, listing Heineken as an option when asked what ciders they had, not providing glasses with a jug of water and then only bringing one when requested (different members of staff).
  • Written by Looking For Me Friend – The Music of Victoria Wood customer

    Rating: 5


    Visited 6 days ago
    A brilliant evening! This was a wonderful tribute the genius of Victoria Wood and it was performed with great skill and obvious affection for the material. Definitely go!

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