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Writer : Jane Upton
Director : Katie Posner
Designer : Sara Perks
Lighting Designer : Alexandra Stafford
Sound Designer : Arun Ghosh

"Room 17. Four walls full of lipstick, laughter, hairspray and Horlicks.
Nana is nut brown and wrinkled with chicken fillets for arms. That's what we say.
And she treats me like I'm way more amazing than I actually am."

"A terrific stage show that engages and elucidates"
Nottingham Post
"Touching and thoughtful"
Exeunt

Set in a seaside hotel of halcyon childhood summers, this autobiographical play by award-winning writer Jane Upton charts the journey back to find a beloved Nana before she forgot who she was.

Following hit plays All the Little Lights, Swimming and Bones, Finding Nana is about the universal, unconditional love between a granddaughter and her Nana and the desperate need to capture memories before they disappear.

Whether you are a Nana, Grandpa, Granny, Pops, Nanny, Mama or Gran, that grandparent grandchild relationship is special, we invite you to come and share your memorable moments together in an interactive workshop with Participation Director Jayne Williams on tour. For further details please click here

Produced in association with Lincolnshire One Venues (LOV)

Three Weeks
The Stage
BritishTheatre.com
Edinburgh Guide

With special thanks to Kate Chapman, De Montfort University and The Theatre Writing Partnership.

Running time: 58 minutes
Interval length: nil in Edinburgh, tbc with venues on tour mins

Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

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TOURING

IN 2018

A FORTUNATE MAN
A poignant tribute to doctors and the NHS

THE FISHERMEN
Inspired by the Man Booker shortlisted novel

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH
Spring 2019 tour booking

IN DEVELOPMENT

 A Finnish Melancomedy
 
 
Love and food combined as Indian film adapted for stage
 
 
 
 
 
 

NEWS

COLLECTING BOSTON STORIES
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WE'RE HIRING A NEW PART-TIME PRODUCER 
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BERGER'S MASTERPIECE INSPIRES STAGING
A new collaboration with Michael Pinchbeck to coincide with 70 years of NHS England Find our more here...
 
THE FISHERMEN
One of Africa's new voices inspires stage adaptation. Find out more here...
 
AMBITIOUS DRAMA FOR 2018
Touring an increasingly adventurous new theatre to spaces of all shapes and sizes in 2018. Find out more here...

Listen to a new bank of fascinating audio stories collected in Mansfield Find out more here...

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