Accessibility | Subscribe to e-newsletter
Navigation Menu

Writer : Andy Barrett
Director : Daniel Buckroyd
Designer : Juliet Shillingford
Lighting Designer : Stuart Crohill and Associate Lighting Designer Oliver Brown
Sound Designer : Adam McCready

Toured Autumn 2010
When Dolly the sheep burst onto the world stage in 1996, the first ever mammal cloned from an adult cell (and named after Dolly Parton in honour of the mammary gland from which that cell was taken!), she became, quite simply, an overnight sensation. Packed full of Country & Western classics, Dolly playfully explores the science and morality of cloning and asks what really makes us who we are - nature, nurture, or the power of our dreams?

Target audience age: Adults and older children
Running time: 120 minutes plus interval


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


A new trilogy from this distinctive disabled performance artist
Battersea Arts Centre, London
February and March 2020
A staged reading
Quays Theatre, The Lowry Manchester
Sunday 29 March 2020

Quirky international bestseller

Stage premiere based on the book by Janet Frame
National rural tour Autumn 2020


Following the success of A Fortunate Man, Michael Pinchbeck and New Perspectives Alumni Ollie Smith collaborate on a new piece. Free places here

Dame Rosemary Squire becomes patron as 2020 season announced Find out more
Announcing a provocative trio of performances exploring the changing state of the human spirit Find out more