Writer - David Rudkin

David Rudkin is a stage and TV dramatist, screenwriter, opera librettist and translator. He emerged in the 1960s as one of the country's ground-breaking voices, with his visionary play Afore Night Come for the RSC. He has been described by the Observer as "Britain's greatest living dramatic poet". 

Original stage works include Afore Night Come, written 1960 (first staged 1962, RSC dir. Clifford Williams); The Sons of Light 1964-65 (revised and first staged 1975, Newcastle Playhouse dir. Keith Hack; in further revision, RSC, dir. Ron Theatre, dir. Pam Brighton 1975); The Triumph of Death 1976 (first staged in 1981, Birmingham Repertory Theatre Studio, dir. Peter Farago); Hansel and Gretel (RSC, dir. Ron Daniels 1978); The Saxon Shore 1983 (first staged in 1986, Almeida Theatre, dir. Pierre Audi); John Piper in the House of Death 1984 (revised and first staged 1991, London Central School of Speech and Drama, dir. Nick Mahon); Will's Way (RSC 1984, dir. Alison Sutcliffe). More recent credits include Red Sun, commissioned for AJTC two-man touring company (dir. Geoff Bullen, first toured 2003); adaptation of Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita for National Youth Theatre (dir. John Hoggarth, 2004). New Perspectives premiered the stage play The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock in a co-production with Leicester Curve in 2012; the production subsequently transferred to New York in 2014. The company went on to record an audio series under the banner PlacePrints.

Director - Jack McNamara

Jack has been Artistic Director of New Perspectives since September 2012.

Productions for the company include: Once Upon Our Times (Southbank); trade (National Tour); The Fishermen (Trafalgar Studios/HOME Manchester); The Boss of It All (Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh & Soho Theatre); The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock (Brits Off Broadway, New York & UK tour); Him With His Foot In His Mouth, Watching the Living (both UK tours); HOOD (150th Anniversary Commission, Nottingham Theatre Royal); Darkness Darkness (Nottingham Playhouse co-production); Harvest (regional tour); and Sisyphus (BE Festival, MESS Award Winner).

Productions for children and family audiences include: The Tiger Bones and Other Stories (UK tour), The Giant Jam Sandwich (UK tour & Edinburgh) and The Wolf, The Duck and The Mouse (in a co-production with the Unicorn Theatre). 

Sound Designer - Adam McCready (Poetical Machines Ltd)

Adam P McCready is a composer, sound designer, musician and sound recordist. Performing under the name Poetical Machines, he has created sound designs and music scores for theatre and dance productions, films, radio/audio dramas and podcast series. He has also devised several multi-speaker, interactive sound installations for galleries and museums.

Audio Drama/Podcasts: The Fisherman (New Perspectives, Naked Productions), From Sad Shires (Little Pixie Productions), PlacePrints (New Perspectives), Our Youth Grows in a Wasteland (Potboiler Theatre).

Film: The Cherry Coloured Coat (Filament), The Ashes (Triskelle Pictures), The Grandest of Stages (Next Door Dance).

Sound Design and Compostition credits (Theatre): In excess of a hundred productions for regional theatres across the UK and commercial West End and UK touring productions. Producers include Nottingham Playhouse, Derby Theatre, Curve Leicester, Hull Truck, HOME Manchester, Mercury Theatre Colchester, York Theatre Royal, Pilot Theatre, Coventry Belgrade, Greenwich Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Ovalhouse London, Tristan Bates Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse, New London Theatre, Teatro Nazionale Milan, NotNow Collective, Filament Projects, Potboiler Theatre, Little Pixie Productions, Bristol Old Vic, CAST Doncaster, New Perspectives, Theatre by the Lake Keswick, Northampton Royal Theatre, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, Derby Playhouse, Qdos, First Entertainments, Stage Entertainment, Leicester Haymarket, Salisbury Playhouse, Cheltenham Everyman, Lakeside Nottingham, Queens Theatre Hornchurch, Oldham Coliseum, Really Useful Group, Bill Kenwright Ltd.