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"New Perspectives has taken on an exciting challenge that proves rural touring companies can produce provocative work of national and international significance" - edfringereview.com

W
herever we present our work, we set ourselves the aim of offering all our audiences something they have never seen before. The work we make is unexpected and dynamic, drawing from sources and stories from around the world and showcasing a roster of exciting talent.

 
We have just returned from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe with The Boss Of It All the UK's first stage adaptation based on the film by Danish provocateur Lars Von Trier. This Autumn we begin a nationwide tour of the stunning new play The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock by legendary playwright David Rudkin. We are co-producing and opening this unprecedented new story of the great filmmaker with Leicester Curve Theatre in September with dates running through to November.  Plus tour booking has opened for our Spring production of Him With His Foot In His Mouth based on the novella by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Saul Bellow.

We look forward to seeing you on the road!

Welcome

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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ON NEXT

During these uncertain times theatre and creativity continue to make a positive impact.
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PLACE PRINTS
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
 
LOVE FROM CLEETHORPES
A drama in six postcards

SHHH...AKESPEARE online workshop
Macbeth retold - online here now!

TOURING IN 2021
SPRING
Stage premiere based on the book by Janet Frame

SUMMER
Quirky international bestseller

NEWS

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