I know my boy. I’d know if something had happened to him.

Maddy and Rory are devoted parents to 3-year-old Joshua, committed to keeping him happy and safe.
But when an everyday visit to a supermarket café turns into a far more troubling incident, their trust even in those closest to them is shattered. Fear and doubt consume them, until they reach a savage breaking point.

Gut is a taut psychological thriller that explores who we can trust with our children. And whether it’s more dangerous not to trust at all.

Written by Fringe First award-winning playwright Frances Poet (Adam), Gut was shortlisted for the 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, and is directed by award-winning Traverse Associate Director Zinnie Harris.

Age recommendation: 14+

Traverse Theatre Company in association with National Theatre of Scotland.

Commissioned by National Theatre of Scotland. A National Theatre of Scotland new writing project in partnership with Tron Theatre and Traverse Theatre.

Post-show Discussions: Thursday 3 May at Traverse Theatre & Friday 18 May at Tron Theatre.


Running Time:

90 minutes



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