Darger And The Detective
by Mike Walker
Directed and produced by Judith Kampfner
Technical Production by Peregrin Andrews
A Corporation for Independent Media Production for BBC Radio 3.
BBC Radio 3 - Drama on 3 - 21.06.2009


A play drawing on the writings of reclusive artist Henry Darger, imagining his inner life.
It focuses on two obsessions - of the hunter Detective and his prey, and two characters locked in a conflict that flickers between fantasy and the streets and which unfolds from 1910 to 1970.


Recorded in Chicago by actors from the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
starring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts

Critical ReceptionEdit


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