The Journey of Farm Boy

This week, one of the company’s highest profile productions of recent times has headed out on it’s fourth tour to date.  Farm Boy, adapted and directed by our former Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd will play at 60 venues across the UK over the next six months. It’s a huge tour, infact probably the biggest single... Continue Reading →


FARM BOY Visits London

Our production of FARM BOY by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Daniel Buckroyd, played three performances at Greenwich Theatre 29-31 Oct where it received a great response, including from Michael Morpurgo himself! - see review links below:   The Stage, Pat Ashworth - 7.10.09 Farmers Weekly, Tim Relf - 10.11.09

FARM BOY Rehearsals / Day Ten

James Pacey's Rehearsal BLOG - Day Ten It seems an age since I last blogged. In that time the piece has continued to evolve and go from strength to strength. As well as observing the majority of rehearsals, I have been tasked with producing a teachers’/learning support pack. This is intended to be a series... Continue Reading →

FARM BOY – Rehearsals / Day Five

James Pacey's Rehearsal BLOG - Day Five I currently sit writing this, feeling exceptionally guilty at my consumption of a Cornish pasty for lunch; my justification for this comes from the scene we were looking at just before lunch in which the boy refers to the “pasty that mum made for our lunch” or words... Continue Reading →

FARM BOY – Rehearsals / Day One

James Pacey's Rehearsal BLOG - Day One I guess I’d better begin by introducing myself. I’m James Pacey, on board for the process of Farm Boy in an Assistant Director capacity. My ‘career ambition’ (!!) is to work as a professional theatre director, be it on a long term contract with an existing company or... Continue Reading →

John and Matt join us for Farm Boy

We're very pleased that John Walters and Matt Powell will be joining New Perspectives for our tour of Michael Morpurgo's Farm Boy. The tour starts on 25th September at Friesland School Performing Arts Centre in Sandiacre, Derbyshire. The school has a fantastic performing arts/dance studio, and we're delighted to be opening the show there. Pupils... Continue Reading →

Fordson Tractor takes shape!

Tim Brierley is currently building a life sized replica of a Fordson Tractor for Michael Morpurgo's Farm Boy, which will be touring East Midlands schools in September and October before a run at Greenwich Theatre. As you can see by the pictures, the tractor is coming to life!   Adapter and Director, Daniel Buckroyd has... Continue Reading →


It's been a few years since we've toured anything specifically for children - audiences might remember The Iron Man, The Butterfly Lion, Not Now Bernard etc - so it was with some trepidation that we decided to undertake a SCHOOLS TOUR this Autumn - but when a story is this good it just has to... Continue Reading →

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