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Writer : Jane Upton
Director : Katie Posner
Designer : Sara Perks
Lighting Designer : Alexandra Stafford
Sound Designer : Arun Ghosh

Three Weeks
The Stage
BritishTheatre.com
Edinburgh Guide

"Room 17. Four walls full of lipstick, laughter, hairspray and Horlicks. Nana is nut brown and wrinkled with chicken fillets for arms. That's what we say. And she treats me like I'm way more amazing than I actually am."

Set in a seaside hotel of halcyon childhood summers, this autobiographical play by award-winning writer Jane Upton charts the journey back to find a beloved Nana before she forgot who she was.

Following hit plays All the Little Lights, Swimming and Bones, Finding Nana is about the universal, unconditional love between a granddaughter and her Nana and the desperate need to capture memories before they disappear.

Whether you are a Nana, Grandpa, Granny, Pops, Nanny, Mama or Gran, that grandparent grandchild relationship is special, we invite you to come and share your memorable moments together in an interactive workshop with Participation Director Jayne Williams on tour. For further details please click here

Produced in association with Lincolnshire One Venues (LOV).

With special thanks to Kate Chapman, De Montfort University and The Theatre Writing Partnership.

Running time: 58 minutes
Interval length: nil in Edinburgh, tbc with venues on tour mins

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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 . 

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TOURING

IN 2018

FINDING NANA
Jane Upton's autobiographical new play

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH
Easter Treat 4-8 April
Pleasance Theatre, London
 
A poignant tribute to doctors and the NHS

THE FISHERMEN
Inspired by the Man Booker shortlisted novel

IN DEVELOPMENT
THE LUNCHBOX
 
Love and food combined as Indian film adapted for stage
 
 
 
 

 

NEWS

SHARE YOUR MEMORIES
Whether you are Nana, Grandpa, Nanny, Pops or Gran we invite you to share your memorable moments with us on tour Find out more here...

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

THE FISHERMEN
One of Africa's new voices inspires stage adaptation. Find out more here...

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

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