Frances Poet

Frances Poet Portrait

PLAYWRIGHT

Frances is a Glasgow-based playwright with fifteen years of experience working in theatres across the UK as a dramaturg and Literary Manager. 

Her debut play, FAITH FALL, was presented at Oran Mor, Glasgow and Bristol's Tobacco Factory in 2012. Since then she has completed a number of free adaptations including DANCE OF DEATH (after Strindberg), Citizens’ Theatre, 2016, and THE MISANTHROPE (after Moliere), Oran Mor 2014.  

Later this year, Frances’s play ADAM, produced by National Theatre of Scotland, premieres at the Traverse Theatre during the festival before touring to Stirling and Glasgow; and WHAT PUT THE BLOOD is due to play at the Abbey Theatre in Autumn.    

Frances TV and radio work includes RIVER CITY (Episode 2, Series 18, 2017) and THE DISAPPOINTED, aired on BBC Radio Scotland in 2015. Her short film, SPORES, starring Maureen Beattie and Lorraine McIntosh screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival and Bogoshorts Festival, Bogatá Shorts in 2016. 

Frances is currently under commission to National Theatre of Scotland, the Traverse Theatre, Theatre Gu Leòr and RADA.

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