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 Òran Mór and Bristol's Tobacco Factory in 2012. Since then she has completed two "Classic Cuts" for Òran Mór; The Misanthrope (after Moliere), and a free version of Racine's Andromaque which also played at The Byre Theatre, St Andrews. Frances's radio drama, The Disappointed, aired on BBC Radio Scotland in 2015 and her short film, Spores, starring Maureen Beattie and Lorraine McIntosh, premiered in 2016.
Her most recent stage work includes Scotties co-written with Muireann Kelly (National Theatre of Scotland and Theatre Gu Leor, on tour in Scotland and Ireland, 2018); Gut (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2018); and Fringe First awrd winning Adam (National Theatre of Scotland at the Traverse Theatre, 2017); What Put the Blood (Abbey Theatre, 2017).
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.