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Michael Pinchbeck

Michael Pinchbeck is a writer, live artist and theatre-maker based in Nottingham. He co-founded Metro-Boulot-Dodo in 1997 after studying Theatre and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. He left MBD to pursue a five-year live art project - The Long and Winding Road (2004-09) - that toured to ICA (London), Ikon (Birmingham) and The Bluecoat (Liverpool). He was commissioned by Nottingham Playhouse to write The White Album (2006) and The Ashes (2011). He premiered Bolero (2014) at Nottingham Playhouse as part of neat2014 before touring it to Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo supported by the British Council.

Supported by Arts Council England, Michael is currently touring Concerto as a sequel to Bolero. Other notable projects include The Trilogy (2016) and an immersive slideshow, The man who flew into space from his apartment (2015). His work has been selected four times for the British Council’s Edinburgh Showcase. He is a Principal Lecturer (Professional Practice) and MA Theatre Programme Leader at the University of Lincoln. www.michaelpinchbeck.co.uk


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New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

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TOURING

IN 2018

THE FISHERMEN
 
Inspired by the Man Booker shortlisted novel

A FORTUNATE MAN
A poignant tribute to doctors and the NHS
 
CROSSINGS
A New Perspectives and Pentabus co-production

IN 2018
Spring 2019 tour booking

 A Finnish Melancomedy
 
IN DEVELOPMENT
 
Love and food combined as Indian film adapted for stage
 

NEWS

RURAL COMMISSION TO MARK END OF WW1
Leading rural touring companies join forces for the first time. Find out more here
 
WHEN JACK MET CHIGOZIE...
NP Artistic Director and The Fishermen novelist Q&A session via Facebook LIVE Find out more here
 
SISYPHUS IN SARAJEVO! 
Be Festival Mess Award winner Sisyphus is invited to Bosnia and Herzegovina's international festival in 2019. Find out more here

COLLECTING BOSTON STORIES
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AMBITIOUS DRAMA FOR 2018
Touring an increasingly adventurous new theatre to spaces of all shapes and sizes in 2018. Find out more here...

Listen to a new bank of fascinating audio stories collected in Mansfield Find out more here...
 
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