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LGBT Film Festival - Regina V Turing & Murray

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Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

162 London Road

Northwich

CW9 8AB

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Re-dock present a film of the play based on the trial of Alan Turing recreated at Knutsford Court House.

Using actors recruited from the local community the film gives a real insight into the attitudes of the day towards gay men and the climate of fear and shame.

Alan Turing lived in Wilmslow whilst he was working at Manchester University and continued his long distance running training around the roads of Wilmslow and Alderley Edge.

Alan was a mathematical genius and is referred to as the father of computing, cracked the Enigma code during World War II which was used by the German Navy and Winston Churchill believed this changed the course of the war.

He devised the Turing Test about machines and Artificial Intelligence, and developed equations for Chaos Theory which explains amongst other things why tigers have stripes and leopards have spots.

He was only 42 years old when he committed suicide at his home after being on probation following a conviction for indecency.

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Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

162 London Road

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CW9 8AB

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