The Rat King

First Acts: A series of films celebrating England’s most exciting 16 – 24 year-old artist, filmmakers in partnership with the Arts Council England.

The Rat King – Blurring the line between fiction and reality Dadds protagonist discusses his real life troubles while rats climb over him. Highlighting the feelings of dissatisfaction at being underpaid and undervalued, he acts as spokesperson for disaffected youth.

Commissioned by Channel 4, Random Acts, 2016.


Featured at:

ICA London, Playback Festival 8th-12th March 2017

The Curve, Slough, Shorts Before Features – 8 Days a Week May 17th 2017

GoMA Glasgow, Mount Florida Screenings 08, June 2nd 2017