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Writer : Jack McNamara
Director : Jack McNamara

A festive-themed comedy, full of twists, turns and sleuthful surprises

HE WORE A RED HAT
Volunteer detectives are being recruited to help solve crimes in local villages. So when part-time unpublished poet Josh Rogan's applications are repeatedly turned down, he decides to take sleuthing into his own hands.

Believing he's one step ahead, he begins to piece together what he thinks are a series of Christmas-themed crimes, enlisting an intern as his put upon side-kick. But just when thinks he's onto something a series of unexpected gifts start to arrive. It would seem he's in for a rather big surprise...

Audiences in rural halls across the counry joined our amateur crime-fighter Josh for a spot of sleuthing, as he attempted to restore faith in our festive season. And possibly share a few impromptu poems along the way!


Target audience age: suitable for audiences 12-112yrs!
Running time: 95 mins
Interval length: 20 mins

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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