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Past Productions

Written by Jane Upton 

Written by Richard Bean 

Written by  Devised Thibault Delferiere in collaboration with Jack McNamara and Giuseppe Lomeo

Written by David Rudkin based on the classic ghost story by M. R. James

Written by David Rudkin, a world premiere reading from Frances Grey 

Written by John Harvey 

Written by David Rudkin 

Written by Ted Hughes 

Written by Jack McNamara 

Written by Andy Barrett, Tim Elgood, James Graham, Laura Lomas, Mufaro Makubika, Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon  

Written by David Rudkin 

Written by Tim Elgood 

Written by Athol Fugard 

Written by Jane Upton based on two short stories by Daphne Du Maurier

Written by Lars Von Trier  Adapted by Jack McNamara

Written by David Rudkin 

Written by Saul Bellow  Adapted for the stage by Jack McNamara

Written by Brendan Murray 

Written by Charles Dickens 

Written by Michael Morpurgo 

Written by Tyrone Huggins 

Written by Michael Morpurgo  

Written by Brendan Murray 

Written by Alan Sillitoe adapted by Amanda Whittington

Written by Julie Wilkinson 

Written by Andy Barrett 

Written by Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon  

Written by J. L. Carr adapted by Paul Hodson 

Written by Flora Thompson adapted by Daniel Bukroyd

Written by Andy Barrett 

Written by Laura Lomas 

Written by STEP UP Summer School Ensemble 

Written by Brian Friel 

Written by Simon Armitage adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by Richard Benson  adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall 

Written by Phil Smith 

Written by Julie Wilkinson 

Written by Ted Hughes adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by J. L. Carr adapted by Paul Hodson 

Written by David McKee adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by Arlene Hutton 

Written by  

Written by Leon Garfield adapted by Lee Simpson and Phelim McDermont

Written by Charles Way 

Written by Mike Kenny 

Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

EXCITE, CHALLENGE & ENGAGE
One of the many things we do is to turn village halls into professional theatre spaces.

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Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
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TOURING

IN 2018

A FORTUNATE MAN
A poignant tribute to doctors and the NHS

THE FISHERMEN
Inspired by the Man Booker shortlisted novel

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH
Spring 2019 tour booking

IN DEVELOPMENT

 A Finnish Melancomedy
 
 
Love and food combined as Indian film adapted for stage
 
 
 
 
 
 

NEWS

AMBITIOUS DRAMA FOR 2018
Touring an increasingly adventurous new theatre to spaces of all shapes and sizes in 2018. Find out more here...

THE FISHERMEN
One of Africa's new voices inspires stage adaptation. Find out more here...
 
RURAL PITCH INVITATION
New opportunity for Midland's based artists to pitch a play, devised piece site-specific event designed performance in rural locations. Find our more here...

A TRIBUTE TO OUR FOUNDER
We pay our respects to David Johnston, one of New Perspectives founders who died recently with a few words here...

Listen to a new bank of fascinating audio stories collected in Mansfield Find out more here...

We make theatre accessible to communities nationwide because we think #culturematters
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