Aug 9, 2013
This is Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire Echo commented Disgraced Vicky Pryce comes to Cheltenham Literature Festival
VICKY Pryce, who was jailed earlier this year for taking speeding points for her ex-husband Chris Huhne, is to appear at this year's Times Cheltenham Literature Festival .
Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi Heading to British TV in New Comedy Vicious
Gandalf is getting a TV show! Tony Award winners Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi will tackle the small screen in ITV's Vicious , a new British comedy from producer Gary Janetti and playwright Mark Ravenhill, reports Deadline .
The Baltimore Sun
Drama Queens: Impressive production of 'Breaking the Code' from Performance Workshop Theatre
On the tomb of Leonard Matlovich, a gay Vietnam veteran who fought unsuccessfully in the mid-1970s to remain in uniform while out of the closet, there is an inscription: "When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one." I thought of that line while attending Performance Workshop Theatre's ... (more)
Derek Jacobi as Alan Turing in "Breaking the Code"
From a February 10, 2012 post on Open Culture: "This week the British government once again refused to pardon Alan Turing.One of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century, Turing laid the foundations for computer science and played a key role in breaking the Nazi Enigma code during World War II.
Alan Turing Year in Calgary
It's Alan Turing's centenary , and we've been celebrating it at the University of Calgary with a series of lectures.