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Adam McCready (Poetical Machines Ltd)

Poetical Machines Ltd. create bespoke audio projects for theatre and dance productions, museums and galleries, film, radio and other broadcast media.

Theatre credits include: The Beautiful Game (Next Door Dance); The Glass Menagerie; Any Means Necessary; Dick Whittington; Hare & Tortoise; A Skull in Connemara; Arcadia; How to Breathe; The Ashes (Nottingham Playhouse); A Streetcar Named Desire; Shiv (Curve, Leicester); He Wore a Red Hat; Playland; Watching the Living (New Perspectives); Snow Queen; Madam Owl's Magnificent Menagerie; What became of the Red Shoes; Turned out nice again; Grannyy's Big Top Tale (Little Pixie Productions); Noises Off; Educating Rita; Betty Blue Eyes; Saturday Night and Sunday Morning; (Mercury Theatre); Amateur Girl (Fifth Word); Edward II (BAC); Dancehall; The Glee Club (CAST, Doncaster); The Promise (Wimbledon Theatre); Chicken Soup with Barley (Tricycle Theatre); Taming of the Shrew; Merchant of Venice; The Mountaintop; The Dumb Waiter; A Kind of Alaska (Derby LIVE); Tongues (Tristan Bates Theatre); Love Already (Ovalhouse); The Butterfly Lion (Curve, New Perspectives).


New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating a diverse range of 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 . 

Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

 New Perspectives is a registered charity no. 1058309 


Mon 19 - Sat 24 August
Tue 3 September - Sat 12 October
West End, London
Wed 16 - Sat 19 October


Raw and poetic take on an economically divided world


A new fearless adventure
Unicorn, London
FrI 15 November  - Sun 5 January


True stories, skinned, gutted and served up in Cleethorpes...Find out more
Valentine Olukoga is joned by David Alade, star of Stomzy's short film Gang Signs & Prayer Find out more

New Perspectives and the Unicorn join forces to bring Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen's brilliantly subversive picture book to the stage for the first time Find out more

The Fishermen returns to Edinburgh Fringe as part of this years EdShowcase line up before a 6 week Trafalgar Studio run marking New Perspectives West End debut Find out more