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Breaking the Code
by Hugh Whitemore
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FEBRUARY 2006 (332nd PRODUCTION)

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 behavior tolerated.

However, the system eventually catches up with Alan.