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"I saw trade the the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal last night. It was brilliant and very thought-provoking. Keep up the good work" R J Bevans

"Brilliantly thought-provoking. Really enjoyed it" Fiona Harrison

"Really enjoyed the performance. The 3 women were amazing - so many words to remember" 5* Sue Simpson

"I enjoyed it very much, it was well acted + directed, well done" 5* Bethany Hope Tomblin

Anonymous audience comments:
"Brilliant. Different. Refreshing"

"Very well acted + actors established themselves. Characters were well established with emotions. Meaningful. 4*"

"The show was amazing - I was mesmerised throughout!"

"Great performance - good script + fantastic actresses"

"Very well directed and performed great enthusiasm within all the play. 5*"

"Great acting and atmosphere"

"Fabulous writing, fabulous acting"

"Very high quality play - excellent performance"

"Very clever, thought provoking"

"It was outstanding. Thank you very much indeed"

"This performance was exciting; poetic, unexpected. A strange kind of women's solidarity!"

"Excellent performance which covered a range of matters which were quite poignant at times. Great cast, well put together"

"The performance was excellent, the actors were brilliantly engaging. Touching on many social and political issues to holiday romances/ flings and the impact locally and emotionally"

"Loved the performance of trade, loved the presentation/ performance. Thank you for bringing it to Stamford!"

"Excellent performance"

"Loved the dynamic between the characters. The dialog was well passed and the emotion behind it very real. 5 stars! 5*"

"Moving/ inspiring/ complex/ thought provoking. Amusing/ delightful to watch & what must have taken so much hard work to rehearse"

"Amazing! 3 wonderfully talented ladies, that put on an outstanding, interesting performance! I enjoyed every moment and would LOVE to see more! 5*"

"We loved it! Very powerful message about different perspectives. It was our first performance live & we will be back. Thanks! 5*"

"Loved the lighting - very atmospheric + clever. Accents excellent – beautifully structured"

"Absolutely fantastic performance. Emotive, raw and engaging. Thank you for the energy"

"Brilliant performance, well acted. Very insightful 5*"

"Excellent. Refreshingly different"

"Incredible actors - great script"

"Very moving and relatable"

"Interesting + Enjoyable"

"The play was performed excellently by all of the actors and was immersive from the beginning"

"Great performance"

"Very strong performances + writing. Interesting topic"

"The performers were exceptional in their delivery, it was sharp, humorous + poignant"

"Brilliant performance by all actors"

"It was a brilliant production. Perfectly acted and timed"

"Amazing. Love the play!"

"Definitely different and stimulating"


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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During these uncertain times theatre and creativity continue to make a positive impact.
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THE SPIRIT trilogy online
as part of BAC Going Digital
from 9 June 2020
A 10-part audio series by visionary writer David Rudkin

SHHH...AKESPEARE online workshop
Macbeth retold - online here now!

Stage premiere based on the book by Janet Frame

Quirky international bestseller


Industry-wide we are facing a devastating impact from Coronavirus. If you have enjoyed our work and value our commitment to engaging with audiences and artists with limited access to live theatre please consider a donation to support our work over this challenging period. DONATE
We collected minute-long stories about your favourite Notts as part of the Nottstopping Festival Find out more
We welcome the next cohort of New Associates taking part in a year-long professional development programme Find out more

Dame Rosemary Squire becomes patron  Find out more