1. The Cursed Genius

Young Welshman Gareth Williams was a child prodigy who became a talented mathematician and codebreaker working for GCHQ, MI6 and the intelligence services but in the summer of 2010 he was found dead in a bag in the bath at his apartment in London. In this first episode Sian Williams looks at what we know about Gareth and reminds listeners of the bizarre nature and circumstances of his death.Death of a Codebreaker is presented by Dr Sian Williams with contributions by Dyfan Rees and Tracy Cardwell. The Producer is Wayne Wright. The Executive Producer is Ashley Byrne Research by Wayne Wright, Ashley Byrne and Andrew Edwards Music by Robin Forrest Sound Editor: Mark Burrows Death of a Codebreaker is an MIM Production for BBC Sounds and BBC Radio Wales

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Dr Sian Williams investigates the story of the Welsh codebreaker whose naked body was found inside a bag in his bath. Mystery still surrounds how and why Gareth Williams died.