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"Standing somewhere between ghost story and New Nature Writing, Rudkin's homage to the British landscape is eerie, and unexpected...PlacePrints is a gripping series...These stories deserve careful listening"
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"I look forward to being able to sit down with a cup of tea in hand to spend more time with Rudkin and his next 8 Placeprints very soon"
NUMBER 9 - Theatre. Music and Film (PlacePrints episodes 1 & 2)

"It's an exciting story, very visual and dramatic"
NUMBER 9 - Theatre. Music and Film (PlacePrints episodes 4 parts 1 & 2)

"Apt and clever sound design"
NUMBER 9 - Theatre. Music and Film (PlacePrints episodes 3 & 5)

"Intelligently interpreted .. well-placed incidental music...directed with realism and sincerity"
NUMBER 9 - Theatre. Music and Film (PlacePrints episodes 6 & 7)

"The writing is thick and highly descriptive"
NUMBER 9 - Theatre. Music and Film (PlacePrints episode 8)
"Poignant and interesting"


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.
To support our programme with a donation click here
Available on Soho Theatre On Demand from 9 Dec
 Back by Popular Demand: 14 Dec 8pm & midnight

A drama in six postcards - a perfect New Year treat

A 10-part audio series by visionary writer David Rudkin

SHHH...AKESPEARE online workshop
Macbeth retold - online here now!
THE SPIRIT trilogy online
See this radical trilogy is online here 


Six limited edition cards to send, collect or donate
We've teamed up with Non Such Studios to present a livestream reading of Andrei Kureichik's protest play Insulted Belarus (sia) Find out more

Our award-winning production of The Fishermen is being recorded, uniting actors Valentine Olukoga, Michael Ajao and David Alade for an exclusive BBC Radio 3 broadcast 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
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