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'...Enchanting trilogy of decidedly peculiar and deliciously dark plays for young audiences' The Stage
'The plays are darkly entertaining, at once straight forward and sophisticated' The Reviews Hub
'These four actors are expert in bringing literal pictures to life... a truly magical tribute to one of Britain's finest wordsmiths' Kev Castle, Theatre Blog
'The big strength is in the telling; the extravagant punchy rhymes, that turn into rousing musical numbers, and the passion and energy of the four players, who keep the action bouncing along' Wimbledon SW19
'While the writing is sophisticated, the stories are clear and a powerful sense of rhythm and song keeps viewers of all ages engrossed... You'll come away tapping your toes and grinning from a great time!' Curious Mum


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