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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 is a sound designer, composer, producer, sound recordist, performer of Edgelands-Electronica and mentor.

He has created sound designs and music scores for theatre, dance productions, radio and audio dramas, audiobooks, podcast series, and film. He has also devised several multi-speaker, interactive sound installations for galleries and museums.

His work for theatre focusses on creating soundscapes that combine ambiences with music and digitally manipulated sound recordings to create complex, evolving audio environments, developing sonic scenography for live or recorded dramatic narratives. Edgeland Electronica is Adam’s exploration of liminal and psychogeographical environments in audio form.

Adam is a trustee of Can’t Sit Still Theatre and an associate artist with 1623 Theatre and Little Pixie Productions.

Theatre: You Bury Me (Paines Plough); One Off (Live Newcastle); Compositor E (Vault Festival); 71 Coltman Street; TWO; The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Abigail’s Party (Hull Truck); Crongton Knights, Noughts and Crosses, Brighton Rock (Pilot Theatre); We Should Definitely Have More Dancing, The Jungle Book, (Oldham Coliseum); The Cherry Orchard; Arcadia; A Skull in Connemara; Chicken Soup with Barley (Nottingham Playhouse); The Fishermen; trade; Maryland; The Great Almighty Gill (New Perspectives)

Audio: Voice of the Fire by Alan Moore (Audible), The Fishermen ( BBC Radio 3, Naked Productions), Letters of Constraint (National Justice Museum) , The Black Dog; From Sad Shires (Little Pixie Productions), PlacePrints (New Perspectives)

Installations:Objects of Love; Hope & Fear (Derby Museums), Conflict & Chaos (National Civil War Centre)

Socials: @AdamPMcCready

Music available at Bandcamp: https://adampmccready.bandcamp.com/Soundcloud :https://soundcloud.com/adampmccready


Welcome

New Perspectives is the East Midlands touring theatre company. Founded in 1973, we champion new writing, under-represented voices and powerful stories, touring world-class theatre into the heart of communities reaching rural audiences where they live.

We believe that all people, whatever their age, circumstance or identity, have the right to access practice and inspire theatre and that all places can be sites of exciting cultural exchange.  

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ON NEXT

Podcast: WHERE I BELONG
A collection of short stories and poems from Nottingham and Baghdad
 
Audiobook: VOICE OF THE FIRE
An epic new audiobook in 12 parts AVAILABLE TO BUY NOW
 
Podcast: PLACEPRINTS
A 10-part audio series by visionary writer David Rudkin

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Rural tour of new subversive satire kicks of our golden year more here
 
Model Village tour more here
 
UNESCO CITIES OF LITERATURE
A window into cities 3,363 miles apart more here

A GLOBAL SEASON
2023 sees work from Canada, Zimbabwe, Nottingham and Iraq more here 
 
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