Frances's first play LIDLESS won the 2009 Yale Series Drama Award (judged by Sir David Hare), a Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 2010, and was shortlisted for the 2011 Meyer Whitworth Award and the 2011 Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Her second play THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS was produced by The National Theatre (dir. Mike Longhurst) in 2012, at The Goodman Theatre in Autumn 2014 and The Manhattan Theatre in Spring 2015. Most recently her play adaptation, SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, was on at the RSC's Swan Theatre (in Spring 2017) directed by Justin Audibert. She is currently under commission to the National Theatre and the Goodman Theatre and the Manhattan Theatre Club. Frances is represented by Rachel Viola in the US.