Frances Poet

IASH/Traverse Creative Fellow

Frances is a Glasgow-based writer with sixteen years' experience working as a dramaturg and Literary Manager in theatres across the U.K. Frances has written for stage, TV and radio and has had short films screened at festivals nationally and internationally. 

Plays include GUT (Traverse Theatre and Tron Theatre); the Fringe First, Herald Angel and Scottish Arts Club award winning production ADAM (Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and currently on tour); and What Put The Blood, a free version of Racine's Andromaque (Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre). Frances has also worked as a writer/dramaturg on a number of classic adaptations including Richard III (Perth Rep), The Macbeths, adapted from Shakespeare’s original with Dominic Hill (Citizens Theatre), Dance of Death, after Strindberg (Citizens Theatre) and The Misanthrope, after Molière (Oran Mòr). 

Frances is currently under commission to Out of Joint, the Traverse Theatre and West Yorkshire Playhouse.