Frances Poet

Frances Poet

Frances Poet is a Glasgow-based writer. Her stage work includes Gut (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2018); Adam (National Theatre of Scotland at the Traverse Theatre, 2017); Faith Fall (Òran Mór and Bristol’s Tobacco Factory, 2012) and What Put the Blood (Abbey Theatre, 2017). She has also written a number of free adaptations including Strindberg’s Dance of Death (Citizens Theatre, 2016) and Molière’s The Misanthrope (Òran Mór, 2014).

Her TV and radio work includes River City and The Disappointed, aired on BBC Radio Scotland in 2015. Her short film, Spores, screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival and Bogoshorts Festival, Bogotá, in 2016.

The remarkable true story of a young trans man's journey from Egypt to Scotland, charting his progress across borders...
Gut
A taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children – and whether it’s more dangerous not...