Composer-lyricist

A new actor-musician musical (produced by The Bohemians) detailing the life of mathematician, war-hero and accidental gay martyr Alan Turing, within the framing of the 2017 parliamentary debates regarding the Turing Bill, a piece of legislation which aimed to produce official pardons for gay men convicted of previous historic 'crimes'.

First premiered at The Other Palace Studio, London on 5th of May as part of a fundraiser for the Bohemians Theatre Company (details of cast etc can be found here, further plans are being discussed for the piece to be workshopped and taken on to fringe venues in the near future - so keep your eyes peeled!

"James Hastings' music and lyrics strike a literal new chord in new musical theatre writing"

- Andrew Exeter (www.andrewexeter.co.uk)

photos by Michael O'Reilly

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