Foxfinder
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848422445Publication Date:
1 Dec 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780012124Publication Date:
18 Apr 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Finborough Theatre, London, 2011

Foxfinder

By Dawn King

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On Stage at:
Ambassadors Theatre, West End
From Thu 6 Sep 2018 to Sat 5 Jan 2019
  • Most Promising Playwright, Off West End Awards - 2012
  • Winner of the Papatango New Writing Prize - 2011

England is in crisis. Fields are flooded, food is scarce and fear grips the land.

William Bloor, a foxfinder, arrives at Judith and Samuel Covey’s farm to investigate a suspected fox infestation. The Coveys’ harvest has failed to meet their target and the government wants to know why. Trained from childhood, William is fixated on his mission to unearth the animals that must be to blame for the Coveys’ woes. But as the hunt progresses, William finds more questions than answers…

A darkly comic, spell-binding dystopian drama, Foxfinder won the 2011 Papatango New Writing Prize and premiered at the Finborough Theatre, London. The play had its West End premiere at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, in 2018, in a production directed by Rachel O’Riordan.

Press Quotes

'Sharp of tooth and riddled with a clawing dread, Dawn King’s 2011 rural drama is a fierce and fabulous beast... King’s writing feels at once wonderfully strange and naggingly familiar, with echoes of Caryl Churchill’s Far Away and Arthur Miller’s The Crucible'

The Stage

'The play, riddled with alternative facts, conspiracy theories and fake news, sits right at home in the post-truth world we're told we live in'

WhatsOnStage

'A darkly thrilling new play'

Daily Telegraph

'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
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848422445Publication Date:
1 Dec 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780012124Publication Date:
18 Apr 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

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