Discount Play Scheme Now Live!!!
Published 18th September 2023
We are launching a brand new scheme to make booking our plays much more affordable for schools, colleges, community centres and commissioners.
From 16th October - 27th October, we are making 20 performances available of each of our theatre in education productions to be booked for just £500 per performance.
We expect these performances to be booked really quickly. Book now to avoid disappointment using the booking form on our discount play scheme page.
Click the button below to find out more information.
Joe trades the STAGE for a CAGE!!!
Published 5th September 2023
Our Artistic Director is about to embark on one of his biggest challenges yet.
From Tuesday 19th September, he will go into an 8 week training camp for a 3 round white collar MMA fight on the Saturday 11th November at the Oympia in Liverpool.
He is raising money for Asthma and Lung UK and Perception Theatre. He is aiming to raise a total of £2,500 to pay for 5 discounted performances of CUT, our knife crime and youth violence theatre in education production to be delivered for free in the local community.
And yes, that is our directors head photoshopped on to Connor McGregor.
We won Enterprise Change Maker of the year!!!
Published 22nd June 2023
Perception Theatre where nominated and invited to attended the seventh annual Changemaker Awards Dinner in Northampton on the 20th of June 2023.
As former students at The University of Northampton (UoN), Bobbie-Lee Scott and Joseph Roberts where nominated by their former course leader, Lisa Lapidge, for a special award. Perception Theatre where nominated for the ‘Enterprise Changemaker Of The Year Award’.
This award was for the individual, team, organisation or initiative that has demonstrated a positive social impact through enterprise activity.
Here’s what Bobbie-Lee’s and Joseph’s former course leader had to say about Perception Theatre Ltd.
‘Perception Theatre Ltd was founded in November 2019 by UoN Acting for Contemporary & Devised Performance graduates, Bobbie-Lee Scott and Joseph Roberts. They are a not for profit organisation that creates theatre, film and digital content to tackle current social issues through the power of acting and storytelling.
The company was founded from a drive to create realistic characters and scenarios with the desire to spark conversation, raise awareness and create positive, social, emotional and behavioural change.
Changemaking is not simply an outcome of Perception Theatre’s enterprising activities, it is what underpins every decision made. It is the driving force of Joseph and Bobbie-Lee’s business and the reason why they have chosen to dedicate their lives to this enterprise.
A wide range of people have directly benefitted from Perception Theatre’s activities, including young people in schools and colleges across Merseyside and Cheshire. They also partner with educators, police forces, councils, charities and local media to broaden the reach of their theatre pieces and films. In 2023 alone, their production of ‘CUT’ has reached over 10,000 young people.
Acting and performing can bring financial gain and glamorous awards for a very lucky few, but even rarer are awards for those who are harnessing the power of performance to transform lives and build better communities.’ - Lisa Lapidge, University of Northampton
National Youth Anti-Violence Educational Award
Published May 2023
In May 2023 We where delighted to be awarded a 'National Youth Anti-Violence Educational Award’ by Cheshire Police Constabulary.
The award was ‘In recognition of your positive impact upon Crewe Cheshire. Addressing a national blight and the support provided in assisting the UK tour of the National Monument Against Violence & Aggression, the ‘Knife Angel.’
Merseyside Police Commendation Award
Published October 2022
In October 2022 we where absolutely thrilled to be awarded with a Commendation award from Merseyside Police for
‘Demonstrating an outstanding approach towards tackling the issue of knife crime, peer pressure, drugs, alcohol and healthy relationships. Your efforts to reach out to as many young people through the drama production of "CUT" in schools and youth centres will be long lasting and the ripple effect will be a positive influence on many young people's futures, thus helping to protect them and keep them safe from harm.’