New Perspectives is a national touring theatre company and exists to create an ambitious, inspiring and vital programme of work. Championing new writing and adaptations, nurturing emerging talent and touring productions into the heart of rural communities is central to what we do.

Our blog exists to give our audiences and fellow theatre fans the chance to experience what we do through the eyes of different people in the company, and those who work with us. We hope it gives you a valuable insight into our practices and inspires you to get involved with us!

Upcoming productions:

A FORTUNATE MAN John Berger’s pioneering 1960s book revealing the life of a country doctor is brought to life onstage. Opening at Camden People’s Theatre 13 – 16 June 2018

THE FISHERMEN (in association with HOME) based on the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel by one of Africa’s major new voices, Chigozie Obioma’s powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate in a new adaptation. Opening at HOME Manchester 19 – 28 July 2018

Past recent productions include:

FINDING NANA by Jane Upton

HARVEST by Richard Bean

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH adaption of the picture book by John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway by Jack McNamara with music by James Atherton

OH WHISTLE AND I’LL COME TO YOU adaptation of M.R. James’ short story by David Rudkin

DARKNESS, DARKNESS by John Harvey. (co-production with Nottingham Playhouse)


HE WORE A RED HAT by Jack McNamara

HOOD a co-production with Theatre Royal, Nottingham


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