Scriptography Productions is absolutely thrilled to say To Kill a Machine will be at Kings Head Theatre London from 6th – 23rd April performed by Robert Harper, Francois Pandolfo, Rick Yale and Wales Theatre Award nominated Gwydion Rhys as Alan Turing.
The play has been on an incredible journey and we really hope you can come along to share this latest part as its transfers from Edinburgh Fringe to Kings Head Theatre.
*****“a much more hard-hitting and accurate look at the life and work of Alan Turing than much of the sanitised films that have been doing the rounds” Wales Online
To Kill a Machine tells the life-story of war-time cryptanalyst Alan Turing. It is a story about the importance of truth and injustice and about the importance of keeping and of revealing secrets.
The play examines his pioneering work considering whether a machine could think asking the questions: what then is the difference between a human and a machine and if a human is prevented from thinking, do they then become a machine?
At the heart of the play is a powerful love story which questions the meaning of humanity, and the importance of freedom and considers how these questions are played out in relation to Turing's own life, death and posthumous re-evaluation. It is the story of Turing the genius, Turing the victim and Turing the constant, in a tumultuous world.
To Kill a Machine is written by Catrin Fflur Huws and Directed by Angharad Lee
*****“one of the most finely crafted hours of theatre you’ll find on the Fringe" Edinburgh Evening News
The play was nominated for four Wales Theatre Awards including Best Male Performance for Gwydion Rhys, Best Direction for Angharad Lee, Best Playwright for Catrin Fflur Huws and Best Production. The play was also longlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award for Edinburgh Fringe.
“asks devastating questions about the ways in which societies dehumanise those they deem deviant" The Scotsman
To Kill a Machine is produced by Scriptography Productions and co-produced by Cwmni Theatr Arad Goch in Association with Kings Head Theatre.
Wednesday 6th April £10
Thursday 7th April and Friday 8th April £14
Saturday 9th – Saturday 23rd April Tickets £19.50 and £25 and Concessions £15 (Students and unwaged) and £18 (Seniors)
7PM Kings Head Theatre 115, Upper St, Islington, N1 1QN
0207 226 8561
Book tickets online https://kingsheadtheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873542877/events
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