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'Supremely stylish' The Times

'Harvey and McNamara have created a captivating mystery that also asks questions of a community divided by politics and strife' Exeunt Magazine

'Gripping drama that combines authenticity with the best elements of crime fiction' The Stage

'Tastefully delivered' Nottingham Post

'This is one very classy and stylised piece of theatre which any murder mystery buff will relish seeing' Kev Castle Theatre Reviews

'You don't have to be from Nottinghamshire to get thoroughly engaged in this finely performed, staged and written theatrical adaptation of Darkness, Darkness - Resnick's Last Case. It's 'bleddeh good' theatre' The Reviews Hub

'9/10 - Mystery and history are flawlessly intertwined' Impact Magazine

'[Darkness, Darkness is] a magnificent achievement by writer, director, cast, and a brave adventure by the theatre. A green light from me - get to it if you can' Traffic Light Theatre

'The sound and lighting departments offer excellent atmospheric support, and the direction is both punchy and pacey, as the plot demands' Theatre World Magazine

'Gripping stuff and one of the best pieces of theatre I have seen in years' British Theatre Guide


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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Stay safe, keep healthy and be kind.


During these uncertain times theatre and creativity continue to make a positive impact.
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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