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Writer : Tyrone Huggins
Director : Suzanne Gorman
Designer : Juliet Shillingford
Lighting Designer : Jeremy Rowe
Sound Designer : Adam McCready

(Derby Guildhall March 2012 / UK tour April 2012)

The Honey Man tells the absorbing tale of an unlikely friendship that develops one summer between Misty, a 15 year-old girl, and Honey Man, an 'Ancient' Afro-Caribbean man who has taken up residence in a derelict cottage at the edge of the picture-postcard English village where she lives.

It's a tale of growing up and growing old, of individual responsibility and shared history, of dying bees, healing herbs and (possibly) just a little magic.

The Honey Man was developed with Eastern Angles Theatre Company and Theatre Writing Partnership and showcased as a work-in-progress at the ACE Decibel Festival in 2009.

Production Photography by Robert Day

Target audience age: Adults, young adults and teenagers

Welcome

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.

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