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Review: Breaking the Code, Royal Exchange, Manchester

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Breaking the Code, Royal Exchange, Manchester

When Hugh Whitemore’s play Breaking the Code made its debut back in 1986, its subject, mathematician and scientist Alan Turing, was still fairly obscure.

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Breaking the Code: we talk to Daniel Rigby about playing Alan Turing

October 25, 2016 Comments Off on Breaking the Code: we talk to Daniel Rigby about playing Alan Turing

In the summer of 1997, Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre staged a new adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century comedy The Illusion, starring Trevor Baxter and Julia Sawalha. One entranced young audience member was 15 year-old Stockport lad Daniel Rigby who was making his first ever visit to the venue on a college outing.

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