Gut wins Best Play at Writers' Guild AwardsTuesday, January 15, 2019
The winners for the Writers' Guild Awards 2019 were revealed yesterday (Monday 14 January), with Gut by Frances Poet picking up the prize for Best Play.
A taut psychological thriller about parental paranoia that asks who can really be trusted with our children, Gut premiered at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in April 2018, in association with the National Theatre of Scotland. It was previously a finalist for the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting.
Elsewhere, NHB author Phoebe Waller-Bridge won Best Long Form TV Drama for her spy comedy-drama Killing Eve.
Administered by the Writers' Guild of Great Britain, the Writers’ Guild Awards have been celebrating writers, and writing, since they launched in 1961. To see more, including the full list of winners, visit their website.