- Most Promising Playwright, Off West End Awards - 2012
- Winner of the Papatango New Writing Competition - 2011
A darkly comic exploration of belief, desire and responsibility, set in a world both strange and familiar. Winner of the 2011 Papatango New Writing Competition.
William Bloor, a ‘foxfinder', arrives at Sam and Judith Covey's farm to investigate a suspected contamination. He is driven by his education and beliefs to unearth and destroy an animal that threatens man's civilisation, and to remain free from its influence himself. As his investigations proceed, the events that follow change the course of all their lives - for ever.
Dawn King's play Foxfinder was first performed at the Finborough Theatre, London, in November 2011.
'Dawn King's play shines out like a beacon... the most compelling new work I have seen this year.'Guardian
'grippingly atmospheric, dark and tense... We may not find any foxes here but we'll certainly uncover some terrific young talent'Evening Standard
'clever and original... remarkable script'Spoonfed
'excitingly unusual... fascinating ideas'The Times
1 Dec 2011Size: 198mm x 129mm
18 Apr 2013
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