Angharad Jones became Artistic Director of New Perspectives in October 2021. Former co-founder and Joint Artistic Director of Fifth Word.
Angharad was Associate Director of New Perspectives' award-winning production of The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma, adapted for the stage by Gbolahan Obisensan and directed by Jack McNamara.
Directing credits for New Perspectives: MARYLAND script in hand reading; Associate Director of the award-winning production of The Fishermen directed by Jack McNamara. For Fifth Word: LAVA by James Fritz (world premiere Nottingham Playhouse) Bones by Jane Upton (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tristan Bates and UK Tour) Painkillers by Paul Buie (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, East Midlands tour). Angharad was associate director on All The Little Lights by Jane Upton (Nottingham Playhouse, UK Tour, Arcola Theatre 2017 - Nominated for Off West End Award for Best New Play and Joint Winner of the George Devine Award).
New Perspectives is the East Midlands’ touring theatre company. Founded in 1973, we champion new writing, under-represented voices and powerful stories, touring world-class theatre into the heart of communities – reaching rural audiences where they live.
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