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"Evokes those timeless childhood days with your Nana...Beautifully written, poignantly performed do go and see on tour" Quentin Rayner

"Tender, poignant and powerful writing...Haunting soundtrack...For grandparents and grandchildren everywhere" Michael Pinchbeck

"A moving, haunting and compelling story of love, loss and grief" Darren Page

"Beautiful, moving and just wonderful" Emma Halford-Busby
On the 2017 production:
"Precision engineered to make me cry" Stewart Pringle

"Wonderful... I was one of six big guys from Glasgow who "took a chance" on this "girly" production and was enthralled by what I experienced. Fabulous performance from Phoebe Frances Brown and a beautifully poignant script from Jane Upton. Many Thanks" James McCann

"It was beautiful, I cried, lots of memories of our own Nana. Loved the story" Sarah Leverton

"Great Performance...moving portrait...made me thinkg of my own grandma" Sarah Brigham

"So touching...I cried" Louise White

"Poignant and funny and beautifully played" Nick Bellis

"Brilliant. Bring tissues but still expect to laugh" Lucy Carless

"Emotional journey through love and loss beautifully acted...Must see" Zoe Albiston

"Stirring, funny and gentle. Thank you" Hazel Rah

"Beautiful show, full of the best kind of nostalgic emotion" Michael Lambourne

"Emotional, funny and strong performance exploring loss and dementia" Angela Hall

"Heart rending performance, Jane Upton's Finding Nana succeeds in being truly personal for us all" Beverley Burton


Welcome

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 . 

EXCITE, CHALLENGE & ENGAGE
One of the many things we do is to turn village halls into professional theatre spaces.

JOIN OUR FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS
Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
An original gift for rural champions and theatre lovers everywhere. Find out more...

We have reached over half of our fundraising target for our new young people's project - but we still need your support.  Find out more...

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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

Spring 2019 tour booking

IN DEVELOPMENT

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

NEWS

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

THE FISHERMEN
One of Africa's new voices inspires stage adaptation. Find out more here...
 
Listen to a new bank of fascinating audio stories collected in Mansfield Find out more here...
 
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