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Maggie May  

Written by

Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2020

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...‘They say we’re like swans. Ruddy beautiful graceful things on the surface of a lake but underneath we’re paddling like mad.’ Maggie and Gordon first met, dancing to Rod Stewart songs, in 1971. Now in their sixties...

Adam  

Written by

Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2017

Playtext

Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (15), Female (4), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Frances Poet's play Adam is the true story of a young trans man, Adam Kashmiry, making the journey from his native Egypt to Scotland, across borders and genders, in his search for a place to call home. It was conceived by Cora Bissett...

Fibres  

Written by

Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...‘We were two weans playing at wee hooses… Now we’re both paying the price.’ Jack is proud of his work at the Clyde shipyards. His wife, Beanie, who is nursing him through asbestosis, thinks he's a fool...

Gut  

Written by

Frances Poet

~playauthor~Written by~ Frances Poet

Nick Hern Books, 2018

Playtext

Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (10), Female (2), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Frances Poet's play Gut is a drama exploring parental anxieties about child abuse, and what happens when trust breaks down between family members. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Scotland, on 24 April 2018, produced...