Home (again)

It’s been a crazy few months here at New Model Theatre. We’ve been travelling the length and breadth of the South West (including a quick excursion to London), sharing Happiness Ltd with audiences in Exeter, Plymouth, London, Salisbury and Bristol. It was an absolute joy to bring the show to so many people. Particularly lovely was the chance to[…]

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Casting: Happiness Ltd by Tom Nicholas

We’re currently casting for a new co-production with The Bike Shed Theatre, supported by Theatre Royal Plymouth and Arts Council England. Happiness Ltd is a new play by Tom Nicholas and will be directed by Jo Newman (Associate Director, Salisbury Playhouse) and produced by Emily Souter Johnson (Artist Development Producer, The Bike Shed Theatre). Happiness[…]


Volunteers Wanted!

Outpost opens in a week.  The programme is together, we’ve been spreading the word, and tickets are selling.   All we’ve got to do now is actually do it. Last year we were helped out by an extraordinary group of volunteers, all of which was organised a little informally.  This year we wanted to do[…]


Meet Zoe

After a process in which we got to meet a whole bunch of exciting people, Zoe Bloss will be joining us as Assistant Producer on Outpost 2015.  We asked her to write a few words about the season… Hello, I’m Zoe and I have the pleasure of working on Outpost 2015 as the Assistant Producer.  Cue[…]


October BETA New Writing Call Out

For the October BETA at Outpost 2015 we are doing something a little different. Curated by Jon Nash (Theatre Writing South West), we want to present rehearsed readings of six short pieces of work by South West based playwrights performed by a small team of actors. These will be performed script in hand by a[…]


Work With Us: Outpost 2015 Assistant Producer

We’re looking for an Assistant Producer to work with us on Outpost 2015. The Assistant Producer role represents an opportunity for an individual with an interest in developing a career in producing to gain first-hand experience and mentoring throughout the Outpost season. The successful candidate will be expected to attend production meetings with other members[…]


BETA at The House | Call Out

Following January’s sell-out success, we’ll be bringing BETA back to Plymouth University’s performing arts centre The House on Friday 28th August at 8pm.  As part of our revamp of everything BETA, we’re going to be handing the reigns over to a series of Guest Curators over the next year.  First up is Plymouth-based performer Ruth[…]