The Swan Theatre Company presents

Foxfinder

By Dawn King

Directed by Ian White

Monday 19th - Saturday 24th September 2016

'King's setting is an English countryside on the brink of crisis and subject to rigorous official inspection. One farming couple, Samuel and Judith Covey, already upset by the death of their son and failing crops, find themselves under investigation by 19-year-old William Bloor, a designated foxfinder. For Bloor, the fox is the deadly enemy of mankind, with the power to contaminate farms, influence the weather, unsettle the mind and kill children. Bloor's fox fixation leads neighbours to betray each other, and drives the innocent Samuel into a state of deluded guilt.

The fox also symbolises the irrational search for scapegoats to explain the ills that haunt mankind. King's sharp sense of humour, narrative drive and realism makes the play enjoyable as she locates her fable in a plausible world where cattle have to be fed, leeks harvested and meals cooked.'

This play lends itself to an imaginative setting. Do come along.

Doors open 7:15pm, show starts 7:45pm.

TICKETS ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC FROM  29th August 2016

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