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Written by Gbolahan Obisesan adapted from the award-winning book by Chigozie Obioma

Written by debbie tucker green 

Written by William Shakespeare Creatives: Jayne Williams, Neale Birch and Gary Lagden

Written by various authors 

Written by Michael Pinchbeck 

Written by Aki Kaurismaki adapted for stage by Jack McNamara

Written by Jack McNamara adapted for stage from the classic children's picture book by John Vernon Lord and Janet Burroway. With music by James Atherton

Written by Deirdre Kinahan 

Written by Jane Upton 

Written by Richard Bean 

Written by various - on Fri 29 & Sat 30 July 

Written by  Thibault Delferiere in collaboration with Jack McNamara and Giuseppe Lomeo

Written by David Rudkin based on the classic ghost story by M. R. James

Written by David Rudkin, a world premiere reading from Frances Grey 

Written by John Harvey 

Written by David Rudkin 

Written by Ted Hughes 

Written by Jack McNamara 

Written by Andy Barrett, Tim Elgood, James Graham, Laura Lomas, Mufaro Makubika, Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon  

Written by David Rudkin 

Written by Tim Elgood 

Written by Athol Fugard 

Written by Jane Upton based on two short stories by Daphne Du Maurier

Written by Lars Von Trier  Adapted by Jack McNamara

Written by David Rudkin 

Written by Saul Bellow  Adapted for the stage by Jack McNamara

Written by Brendan Murray 

Written by Charles Dickens 

Written by Michael Morpurgo 

Written by Tyrone Huggins 

Written by Michael Morpurgo  

Written by Brendan Murray 

Written by Alan Sillitoe adapted by Amanda Whittington

Written by Julie Wilkinson 

Written by Andy Barrett 

Written by Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon  

Written by J. L. Carr adapted by Paul Hodson 

Written by Flora Thompson adapted by Daniel Bukroyd

Written by Andy Barrett 

Written by Laura Lomas 

Written by STEP UP Summer School Ensemble 

Written by Brian Friel 

Written by Simon Armitage adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by Richard Benson  adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall 

Written by Phil Smith 

Written by Julie Wilkinson 

Written by Ted Hughes adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by J. L. Carr adapted by Paul Hodson 

Written by David McKee adapted by Daniel Buckroyd

Written by Arlene Hutton 

Written by  

Written by Leon Garfield adapted by Lee Simpson and Phelim McDermont

Written by Charles Way 

Written by Mike Kenny 


New Perspectives is an East Midlands' based touring theatre company, specialising in bringing new work to rural and community audiences. Through an annual programme of original adaptations, rare revivals and new writing, we aim to bring live theatre that is diverse, affordable and accessible into the heart of wide-ranging communities, as well as to regional, national and international venues.  
Our productions are testament to the fact that rural theatre is as relevant, challenging and vital as theatre made for any other environment. Our participatory projects, career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts makes tangible difference to people where they live.

As a registered charity (no. 1058309), your support can make a real difference... Find out more
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A 10-part audio series by visionary writer David Rudkin
THE SPIRIT trilogy online
as part of BAC Going Digital
View the trilogy is online this week through to 12 July
A drama in six postcards

SHHH...AKESPEARE online workshop
Macbeth retold - online here now!

Stage premiere based on the book by Janet Frame

Quirky international bestseller


Industry-wide we are facing a devastating impact from Coronavirus. If you have enjoyed our work and value our commitment to engaging with audiences and artists with limited access to live theatre please consider a donation to support our work over this challenging period. DONATE NOW
Our latest venture shows a novel way of reaching isolated rural audiences through a six-part drama written on a series of specially designed postcards. Find out more
Announcing the release of our epic audio series. Starring Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence,  Michael Pennington Steven Rea,  Juliet Stevenson, among many others, PlacePrints, by the maverick writer David Rudkin, tells the haunted stories of ten locations across the UK Find out more

We collected minute-long stories about your favourite Notts as part of the Nottstopping Festival Find out more