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"Completely blown away. A Beautiful, resonant, complex show. The staging was simple yet so effective. Directing was amazing and the actors were sublime. Bravo! Bravo!" Kate Dickie

"Glorious performance. Excellent and versatile actors" Anna Utiger

"Incredible and moving performance! Best show I have seen at the Fringe. Absolutely captivating" Julia Utiger

"That was totally stunning. Beautifully performed. Outstanding direction" Marco Alessi

"AMAZING. The actors were incredible and the performance was intense, enthralling and unforgettable" Alex Kane

"Loved it. Brilliant staging" Matthew Morgan

"Stunning and entirely absorbing. It has to win an award!" Sara Baromauski

"I thought that all the elements of the show were perfectly blended to create a moving story. The lighting and sound was used so interestingly and complimented the acting moments wonderfully. And, of course, the acting was AMAZING. The actors have such an incredible command of their bodies and emotions. I loved every second" Lily Hamilton

"Outstanding - the most moving piece in the festival. Fresh writing - clever storytelling and the performers transformations were amazing to watch. Would love this to be performed in the US" Kimberly Harding,

"Excellent storytelling, very powerful performances. Loved the movement direction and choreography. Very moving. Superb acting. Thank you" Tracy Burns

"Powerful, original and extremely moving. If these guys don't win an award there's no justice at the Fringe" Emma Diggory

"This blew me away. The performances were outstanding, the production, design, staging, music etc. worked so effectively. The style of narrative felt genuinely African and the way the narrative went from present to past was so clever. The two actors were unbelievable - one of the best things I have ever seen at the Fringe after many years" Peter Dean

"Stunning. A story of true Greek tragedy proportions but conveyed so sensitively. I've seen some great drama at this year's Fringe, but this has moved me the most" Richard Gray

"Physically powerful. Slick,. Each character choice was clear and didn't overwhelm. The vocal and physical energy told us the characters - delivered with strength and commitment. Thank you!" Alexandra Bond

"Beautiful storytelling. Beautiful performance. Blown away!" anonymous

"Fully invested, totally transformative performances. Storytelling transported me to their world and I was on board the whole time" anonymous

"Brilliant thought provoking drama. Deserves a Fringe First!" Fiona Henderson

"Absolutely fantastic show - best show I've seen. Truly amazing. Talented, heartfelt, emotional, beautiful. So SO GOOD!" Romee Krust

"Very powerful, very strong multi-rolling - simple set and very effecting engaging from the beginning. Well worth spending time on train with blisters. Also not been to Nigeria - but feel it encapsulated it creating an atmosphere of being there" Katie and Beth Smart

"Truly amazing performance and story-telling. Brought to tears" Steph

"Provocative, incredible performance. Brings to the surface the cycle of pain and destruction of lives and families due to difficult circumstances of work - torn communities. Very moving" anonymous

"Amazing acting and well through our story. It his every emotion. Will be back!" Jessee Gardner

Here's what audiences have been saying about our new adaptation of Chigozie Obioma's The Fishermen during our opening run at HOME in Manchester:


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.

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We are delighted to announce that Angharad Jones has been appointed as our new Artistic Director Find out more

Sleaford Mods vocalist plays Northants poet John Clare in new audiobook release Find out more

A digital installation marking the 50th anniversary of BS Johnson's novel to premiere at this year's care themed Brighton Festival, curated by Lemn Sissay Find out more

Captioned short film brings vintage story to life for all the family. Download fun activities in our guide to being less miserable here
Announcing the release of our epic audio series. Starring Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence,  Michael Pennington Steven Rea,  Juliet Stevenson, among many others, PlacePrints, by the maverick writer David Rudkin, tells the haunted stories of ten locations across the UK Find out more