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Alan Turing – A Musical Biography to play Studio 3 at Riverside Studios
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Alan Turing – A Musical Biography to play Studio 3 at Riverside Studios

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography will play Studio 3 at Riverside Studios from 8th – 27th January. ‘A genius who ended up in despair’. Directed by Jane Miles, with music by Joel Goodman and Jan Osborne, book by Joan Greening, lighting design by Rob Dyer, and starring Joe Bishop as ‘Alan Turing’ and Zara Cooke as multiple roles including Joan Clarke. This OffFest award-nominated show was a sold-out hit at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe, where it garnered great critical acclaim.  A journey through the extraordinary life of Alan Turing, the genius whose code breaking brain saved approximately fourteen million lives in WW2. Joel Goodman said, “I am delighted to be bringing Alan Turing A Musical Biography to London, and very much looking forward to our run at Riverside Studios....
Alan Turing: Musical Biography – Paradise @ Augustines
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Alan Turing: Musical Biography – Paradise @ Augustines

We are asked: What does the name Alan Turing mean to you? AI champion? Inventor of the modern day personal Computer? Breaker of codes, Saver of 14M lives? Trailblazer of LGBT rights? Put that way, its probably time that a lot more of us knew a lot more. This musical, which had its Fringe debut and practically sold out in 2022, composed by two music teachers, Joel Goodman and Jan Osborne, with a new script by Joan Greening provides an excellent summary through the extraordinary life of Alan Turing. It presents experiences of his early life and motivations, including the death of his closest school friend, Alan's key role in the Second World War as well as his continuous struggle with his concealed homosexuality. This beautifully balanced two-hander has Jo...