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Daniel Foxsmith



Nick Quinn


Orange Tree Writer’s collective, 2017

East 15 Acting School, BA (Hons) Acting and Contemporary Theatre, 2008-2011 (First Class)

Artistic Director: SNUFF BOX THEATRE


PUMPJACK (in progress) Orange Tree writer’s collective (2017)
REMIXED (short) Take Back America, commissioned by Julie Hesmondhalgh (2017)
WEALD Finborough/Royal Exchange, published by Oberon Books (2016)
ONE NIGHT FAR FROM HERE Longlisted for Bruntwood Prize (2015)
THE ALTITUDE BROTHERS Oval House/New Wolsey/Redbrige Drama Centre (2013)
THE OBSERVATORY Underbelly, Edinburgh Festival (2011)


2016 Peggy Ramsey Foundation Grant (Full bursary to write PUMPJACK and complete ONE NIGHT FAR FROM HERE)
2015 Bruntwood Prize Longlisted ONE NIGHT FAR FROM HERE
2014 Yale Drama Series Prize Shortlisted WEALD
2014 503 Five Shortlisted WEALD
2013 Royal Exchange Hodgkiss Award Shortlisted WEALD
2011 Daily Mail & CDS Drama Award Won THE OBSERVATORY
2011 Ideastap & Methuen Award Won THE OBSERVATORY


“The writing has a real power.” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

“Weald is a fine, tender portrait of a shifting intergenerational friendship.” Kate Bassett, The Times

“A play that tackles complex and painful issues.” Matt Breen, Time Out

“Daniel Foxsmith’s two-hander is a quiet testimonial to a way of life that’s under threat.” Matt Trueman, WhatsOnStage

“The power balance modulates beautifully across the fifteen short scenes.” Ben Monks, Exeunt

“Daniel Foxsmith’s script is mature and well-composed” The Scotsman

“A moving human drama that goes beyond the bald statistics about war” Scottish Daily Mail

“Echoes of fringe hit Blackwatch…this could become an important piece” WhatsOnStage

“Atmospheric, sad and thought provoking” Three Weeks

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