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"Rudkin's darkly riveting play brilliantly demonstrates the way Hitchcock's art is the key to his life"
Michael Billington - The Guardian - Read the full review here.

"Visually as well as aurally absorbing... Martin Miller captures Hitchcock's baby-faced belligerence with startling authenticity... Roberta Kerr gives an outstanding performance"

Pat Ashworth - Stage - Read the full review here.

"[The Lovesong of Alfred J. Hitchcock] pries the lid off Hitchcock’s psyche... There’s cleverness... and pleasure in connecting the dots"

Rachel Saltz, The New York Times - Read the full review here

"Entertaining and clever... An absolute must for any Hitchcock fan... A wonderfully researched Hitchcock homage."
Bess Rowen, Huffington Post - Read the full review here

"Hitchcock's pysche is intriguingly explored... Smart and insightful... The company is excellent... Martin Miller - a credible Hitchcock."
- Alix Cohen,

"Rudkin's language vividly paints Hitchcock's dramatic images."
Hayley Levitt, TheaterMania

"Simmers with repressed passions"
David Barbour, Lighting and Sound Magazine

"Elegant... Engrossing... Pitch-perfect"
Everett Goldner, Indie Theater Now

"Tantalizing... Martin Miller is superb as Hitchcock... Roberta Kerr is dexterous as both wife and mother"
Brendan Lemon, Financial Times

"Martin Miller does a masterful job - a textured and tortured Hitch... Roberta Kerr is wonderful... Anthony Wise and Tom McHugh are first rate"

Jane Dentiger, NY Theatre Guide

"A well executed production... Martin Miller delivers a powerful performance"
Trista Lu,

"There's much to enjoy in this thoughtful play... Stands out within the genre of bio-plays... the audience response was a delight"
Juliet Hindell, Exeunt Magazine

".. a riveting and important theatre piece"
David Roberts,


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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A 10-part audio series by visionary writer David Rudkin
THE SPIRIT trilogy online
as part of BAC Going Digital
View the trilogy is online this week through to 12 July
A drama in six postcards

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 NOW
Our latest venture shows a novel way of reaching isolated rural audiences through a six-part drama written on a series of specially designed postcards. Find out more
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

We collected minute-long stories about your favourite Notts as part of the Nottstopping Festival Find out more