Alan Turing law

BBC News have just reported that thousands of gay and bisexual men found guilty of decades-old sexual offences in England and Wales have been posthumously pardoned. The new law is being referred to as the “Alan Turing law” after the codebreaker and computer pioneer who was posthumously pardoned in 2013 for his 1952 conviction for “gross indecency”. In the final section of “A Man From The Future”, performed as part of the Proms in 2015, we referred to “an exception” being made for Turing while “the convictions for ‘gross indecency’ of tens of thousands of other men, dead and alive, remain unpardoned.” This injustice has now been corrected. Full report at the BBC link below. Neil x

7 June 2017

Pet Shop Boys announce ‘Catalogue: 1985-2012’, a series of reissues of their Parlophone studio albums. 

Catalogue: 1985-2012

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Loved the party atmosphere in Blackpool last night! Apparently I was wearing a kilt…(see review link below). Looking forward to Nottingham tonight

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Very excited to be launching our new 'Catalogue' series of reissues this morning. Sorry there have been a few problems with Amazon, iTunes etc. Hopefully Warner Music will sort these out soon

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10 June 2017

Great first show of the summer tour! Thanks, Tel Aviv! Neil and Chris xx (Photo by Pete Gleadall)

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We're here and it's hot! Neil x

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Nice to be back working with these guys! Looking forward to touring through the summer. Neil x

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Grieving for Manchester and for all the victims of this savage attack last night. Love, Neil and Chris xx

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