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"Musical theatre for children at its finest...if you have children, see this show!"
one4review

"Perfect theatrical adaptation...bursting with songs, humour and clever references for the grown-ups."
The List

"Imaginative and fun...really hits the mark"
The Scotsman

"Kazoos, helicopters, wasps and of course lots and lots of jam - this show packs it all in and is one sandwich that's well worth tasting!!!"
Edinburgh Festival for Kids

"I would recommend it to anyone with small children"
ThreeWeeks

"Engaging and interactive production that makes for the best kind of children's theatre"
The Stage


"It's always nice, as a reviewer and theatre fan, to step back occasionally and see something a bit different, and that is what this is, so take your kids, grandkids, your granny, uncles and aunts because they will all love this production." Kev Castle Theatre Reviews Blog

"With an easy to follow story and fantastic use of props, songs, dancing and jokes; the hour seemed to fly by and after it was over I realised I had been smiling the whole way through it" Derby Days Out, Mum Natalie

"Touring company New Perspectives brings John Vernon Lord's classic family favourite to life with ingenious creativity and modern twists, thrilling packed audiences during a sell-out run in Wimbledon" Love Wimbledon

"What a great show! Packed with good humour it was the perfect family entertainment, ideal for toddlers up to us big kids! I would absolutely recomment this show to other families with children aged 3 - 10 years old." Derby Days Out, Dad Adam

"The Giant Jam Sandwich is an accomplished musical, the narrative kept moving by the tunes and whole conversations happening in harmony. New Perspectives' play about a plague of winged pests is sure to garner some buzz." Children's Theatre Reviews

"I liked all of it but my favourite part was when the first loaf came out - I won't spoil it but it was funny!" Derby Days Out, Daughter Lola


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.

JOIN OUR FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS
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
An original gift for rural champions and theatre lovers everywhere. Find out more...

We have reached over half of our fundraising target for our new young people's project - but we still need your support.  Find out more...

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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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