The Cycling Celebrant

19 May 2016 by Pure Radio

Alan Lee is The Cycling Celebrant. He helps organise bespoke ceremonies for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

He helps arrange weddings, funerals, baby namings and other significant life events. And he aims to make them personal to the families involved.

Alan has been chatting with Under the Rainbow.

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Interview with Hal Sinden of talanas

28 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Andy catches up with Hal Sinden from Progressive Death Metal band talanas to discuss new material, prospective gigs, the talanas curse, custard creams and milk in tea before water

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County Fives: Didn't They Do Well?

7 July 2015 by Pure Radio

In this week’s instalment of County Fives, Duncan Boswell looks at the County players who all did, well, rather well.

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Nov 2014 - The Imitation Game - Professor S Barry Cooper

20 November 2014 by Pure Radio

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game is a film about the life of Alan Turing.

The mathematician and computer scientist helped us win the Second World War, by creating a device that decoded Nazi messages.

This evening Under the Rainbow heard from Professor S. Barry Cooper, the author of ‘Alan Turing: His Work and Impact’.

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May 2013 - That Is All You Need To Know

2 May 2013 by Pure Radio

From tonight until Sunday, the Lowry theatre will be hosting That Is All You Need To Know.

It’s a play about some of the people that helped us win the Second World War.

One of those was mathematician Alan Turing, whose contribution was invaluable.

Sadly, he took his own life in Wilmslow at the age of 41, after being persecuted for his homosexuality.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Chris Bone, who takes the role of Alan in this production.

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