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"Impressively slick adaptation..." - Time Out

"Razor sharp... inventive direction... exciting and hilarious" - A Younger Theatre

"Wonderfully funny and surprisingly complex..." - Exeunt Magazine

"A bit of a giggle..." - Financial Times

"Gerry Howell - hilarious as Kristoffer..." - The Public Reviews

"Funny, clever... a double satire on the politics of the workplace and the theatre" - WhatsOnStage

"Sharp and smart... An intelligent adaptation" - The Stage

"A really terrific and smartly funny piece of work" - Lyn Gardner, The Guardian: What To See at the Edinburgh Festival

"The fringe offers several plays with film as their starting point. Best of the bunch is The Boss of it All. An elegant Nordic design and clutch of magnetically understated performances - very funny."
- The Scotsman

"Superb performances. This is a show I have run out of superlatives for. So instead I'm just going to say: see it!" - Three Weeks

"Crisply staged... elegantly designed... and very engagingly performed by a superb cast." - The Edinburgh Reporter

"Severely stylish, unapologetic and brilliantly offbeat stuff -.Von Trier would be proud." - A Younger Theatre

"The best office comedy on at the Fringe this year. " - Broadway Baby

"A clever and stylish take on Von Trier's film." - Fest Magazine

"A show of the highest standard." -


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


Quirky international bestseller

Stage premiere based on the book by Janet Frame
National rural tour 
Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen's hilarious and surreal story for 3 - 7yrs and families
 A New Perspectives and Unicorn co-production, available for Christmas 2020/Spring 2021


Become a New Associate and take part in a year-long professional development programme Find out more

Dame Rosemary Squire becomes patron  Find out more
A provocative trio of performances exploring the changing state of the human spirit Find out more