Category: Play


Turing on Tour

New Year, New audience for Regina v Turing and Murray. We’re happy to see more people will be able to experience the play and VR this month – appropriate for LGBT History month.First off is CONVERGENCE : SHIFT and WEAVE Symposium on the 13th of Feb at Macclesfield Town Hall. The symposium explores the convergence between the


Drawing The Turing Trial

Robin Sukatorn is an artist and illustrator based in Manchester, who specialises in live drawing scenes from the political, civic and cultural world around him. He write about his experience as the courtroom sketch artist during Regina v Turing and Murray As I sat ready to draw the opening performance of Regina v Turing and


Silver Rainbows interview

Silver Rainbows a social network for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Cheshire. Members shared personal stories about how the cultural and legislative norms affected them from the 1950’s till today during the Q&A session after each play.Listen to the interviews with Colin Avery, Michael and Peter Eustance.Silver Rainbows is supported by Body Positive,


Regina v Turing and Murray – VR Experience

Filmmaker Tim Brunsden explains his approach to the VR filming. Initial IdeaWe’d decided early on in the project to have a virtual reality element to the project. Personally, I have a love, hate relationship with VR. The visual experience has the potential to be very interesting versus the wearing the headset can feel isolating and ridiculous.


Court side report for the Knutsford Courier

For the Knutsford Courier Reporter Sylvia Seddon Courtroom Illustrator Robin Sukatorn Regina vs Turing and Murray 31st March 1952Today in Knutsford’s elegant, classical Courthouse, there took place, before his honour Judge J Frazer Harrison, the hearing of the case of Regina v. Turing and Murray. Both men, Alan Matheson Turing and Arnold Murray, were accused


Writing Regina v Turing and Murray

Steven Downs wrote and directed the play. He explains his thought process and music choices. The music was arranged by Margaret Corlett, sung by the Vale Royal Singers with musical direction by Margaret Corlett.  When I was first approached to write and direct Regina v Turing and Murray in June, I was delighted but apprehensive. I


Dress rehearsal

Regina v Turing and Murray had a successful dress rehearsal, with members of the public invited to give the team feedback. Special thanks to Colin, Peter, Michael and Mike from Silver Rainbows who shared their thoughts and personal stories during the discussion and Q&A after the play.Take a look behind the curtains and see you


Behind the VR music

Tom Rae Smith composed the soundtrack for the VR films. He talks about his influences and thinking process. The VR films are open to the public from Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th September.  As an electronic composer, Turing’s work and ideas have profoundly influenced my own, so I wanted to make the music accompanying his monologue


1st Rehearsal behind the scenes photos

We had our first rehearsal on the 19th Saturday at The Courthouse Hotel, where all the performances will take place. Take a sneak peak below.The Friday show is now SOLD OUT, but there are still a few tickets left for the Saturday 9th 2pm and 7pm shows.If you’d like to get more behind the scenes,