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Writer - Alan Moore

Alan Moore, born in Northampton in 1953, is a writer, performer, recording artist, activist and magician. His comic-book work includes Lost Girls (2009) with Melinda Gebbie, From Hell (1991) with Eddie Campbell and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (for which he won a Bram Stoker Award in 2000) with Kevin O' Neill. He has worked with director Mitch Jenkins on the Show Pieces cycle of short films and on forthcoming feature film The Show, while his novels include Voice of the Fire (1996) and his epic Jerusalem (2016). He lives in Northampton with his wife and collaborator Melinda Gebbie.

Photo Credit: Joseph Brown

Director - Jack McNamara

Jack has been Artistic Director of New Perspectives since September 2012.

Productions for the company include: Once Upon Our Times (Southbank), trade (National Tour) The Fishermen (Trafalgar Studios/ HOME Manchester) The Boss of It All (Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh & Soho Theatre); The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock (Brits off Broadway, New York & UK tour); Him With His Foot In His Mouth, Watching the Living (both UK tours); HOOD (150th Anniversary Commission, Nottingham Theatre Royal) and Darkness Darkness (Nottingham Playhouse co-production), Harvest (regional tour) and Sisyphus (BE Festival, MESS Award Winner).

Productions for children and family audiences include: The Tiger's Bones and Other Stories (UK tour), The Giant Jam Sandwich (UK tour & Edinburgh) and The Wolf, The Duck and The Mouse (in a co-production with the Unicorn Theatre).

Sound Designer - Adam P McCready

Adam P McCready is a composer, sound designer, musician and sound recordist. Performing under the name Poetical Machines he has created sound designs and music scores for theatre and dance productions, films, radio/audio dramas and podcast series. He has also devised several multi-speaker, interactive sound installations for galleries and museums.

Audio Drama/Podcasts: The Fishermen (New Perspectives, Naked Productions), From Sad Shires (Little Pixie Productions), PlacePrints (New Perspectives), Our Youth Grows in a Wasteland (Potboiler Theatre).

Film: The Cherry Coloured Coat (Filament), The Ashes (Triskelle Pictures), The Grandest of Stages (Next Door Dance)

Sound Design and Composition credits (Theatre): In excess of a hundred productions for regional theatres across the UK and commercial West End and UK Touring productions. Producers include Nottingham Playhouse, Derby Theatre, Curve Leicester, Hull Truck, HOME Manchester, Mercury Theatre Colchester, York Theatre Royal, Pilot Theatre, Coventry Belgrade, Greenwich Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Ovalhouse London, Tristan Bates Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse, New London Theatre, Teatro Nazionale Milan, NotNow Collective, Filament Projects, Potboiler Theatre, Little Pixie Productions, Bristol Old Vic, CAST Doncaster, New Perspectives, Theatre by the Lake Keswick, Northampton Royal Theatre, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, Derby Playhouse, Qdos, First Entertainments, Stage Entertainment, Leicester Haymarket, Salisbury Playhouse, Cheltenham Everyman, Lakeside Nottingham, Queens Theatre Hornchurch, Oldham Coliseum, Really Useful Group, Bill Kenwright Ltd.


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
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A brand new six part postcard adventure for children and families!

An epic new audiobook in 12 parts AVAILABLE TO BUY NOW

PLACE PRINTS podcast series 
A 10-part audio series by visionary writer David Rudkin

See this radical trilogy is online here 


Applications open for East Midlands' emerging artists to take part in our year-long professional development programme Find out more

 Two stories stories from Voice of the Fire, narrated by Sleaford Mods' frontman Jason Williamson Order here
A new six part postcast series is the perfect stocking filler with hours of fun activity suggestions to look forward to through the letterbox in January and Febrary Find out more

with thanks to The Royal Court