Gut by Frances Poet shortlisted for Writers' Guild Best Play Award
04 December 2018 ← return to listing
We're thrilled that Gut by the brilliant Frances Poet
has been shortlisted for Best Play at the Writers' Guild
A taut, stop you in your tracks psychological thriller exploring
who we can trust with our children, Gut
premiered in April and was the centrepiece of our Spring /
Summer 2018 season. Produced in association with the National
Theatre of Scotland, Gut was the world premiere
production of Frances Poet's debut full-length original
The Guardian said that the piece 'holds the audience
spellbound' (★★★★) while The Scotsman described the play
as 'gripping, perfectly-structured, beautifully staged,
and designed to ask fierce and vital questions'
In addition to the Writers' Guild Award shortlisting,
Gut was also shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize for
Playwriting and Best New Play at the UK Theatre Awards.
Run by the Writers' Guild of Great Britain, The Writers' Guild
Awards have been celebrating writers, and writing, since they
launched in 1961.
Read the shortlist in full