POLLY LISTER

POLLY LISTER by Michael Pollard
Photo: Michael Pollard
PEMBERTON ASSOCIATES LTD
50 Liverpool Street, London EC2M 7PY
Phone: 020 7224 9036
E-mail: mark@pembertonassociates.com
WWW: www.pembertonassociates.com
Location:
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:10st. (64kg)
Playing Age:31 - 45 years
Appearance:White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Grey-Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Warm
  

Credits:

Currently in The Worst Witch at The Royal Northampton playing Miss Cackle and Agatha her evil twin. Touring Nationally till June 2019. The 2 Feature Films Polly filmed last year are released soon. London Unplugged (Tunic Media) and Polterheist (India calling /Tadah Media - Nominated for Best Feature and Best Director at BIFF 2018). She's in development with Bakkhik Laik on 'Trial by Medea' a Solo version of The Euripedes' classic. Polly's self penned Solo show, I Was a Wife, premiered at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster and toured Nationally in 2017.

Stage Television Radio Further Credits
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Stage
2018, Stage, Gloria, Boeing Boeing, Harrogate Rep, Ben Roddy
2018, Stage, Amanda, Private Lives, Harrogate Rep, John Hester
2018, Stage, Michelle, Mother Aoife, Table, The New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Zoe Waterman
2018, Stage, Vida Levering, Votes For Women, The New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Theresa Heskins
2018, Stage, Mrs Betterton, Playhouse Creatures, New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Zoe Waterman
2017, Stage, Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs Dilber/Mrs Fezziwig, A Christmas Carol, Hull Truck, Amy Leach
2017, Stage, Miss Havisham, Great Expectations, Derby Theatre, Sarah Brigham
2017, Stage, Mari Hoff, The Rise and Fall Of Little Voice, The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, Paul Robinson
2017, Stage, Di, Di and Viv and Rose, The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, Lotte Wakeham
2017, Stage, Vivienne Clintridge, To Sir With Love, Birmingham Rep Theatre, Gwenda Hughes
2017, Stage, Herself, I Was A Wife, Dukes Theatre Lancaster, National Tour, Stefan Escreet
2016, Stage, The Snow Queen, THE SNOW QUEEN (Winner, UK Theatre Award), New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Theresa Heskins
2016, Stage, Don John, Much Ado about Nothing, Mercury Theatre Colchester, Pia Furtado
2016, Stage, Jaqueline, Don't Dress For Dinner, Eastbourne Theatres, Brad Fitt
2016, Stage, Herself, I Was A Wife, The Dukes Theatre Lancaster, Joe Sumsion
2015, Stage, Beverley, ABIGAIL'S PARTY (Winner, UK Theatre Award), Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2015, Stage, Julia, FALLEN ANGELS, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2015, Stage, Sister Felicity, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Mary Papadima
2015, Stage, Statue, Beauty and The Beast, Dukes Theatre, Lancaster, Joe Sumsion
2015, Stage, Mam, Fiona, Chloe, Mrs Moggit, Ms Atkins, Solace of The Road, Derby Theatre, Sarah Brigham
2014, Stage, Mrs Driver, The Borrowers, New Vic, Stoke, Theresa Heskins
2014, Stage, The Witch, Hansel and Gretel, The Dukes, Lancaster. Summer Park Show, Joe Sumsion
2014, Stage, Maggie, Dancing at Lughnasa, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Mary Papadima
2014, Stage, Cruella de Vil, 101 DALMATIANS, New Vic, Stoke, Theresa Heskins
2013, Stage, Myra, HAYFEVER, Oldham Coliseum, Kevin Shaw
2013, Stage, Mam, Cooking with Elvis, Derby Theatre, Mark Babych
2013, Stage, Jolly Good Fairy/Morag the Cook, Jack and The Beanstalk, Harrogate Theatre, Phil Lowe
2012, Stage, Catherine Tickell, THE HERETIC, Library, Manchester, Chris Honer
2012, Stage, Mona Lisa (Evil Witch), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Harrogate Theatre, Phil Lowe
2011, Stage, Girl/Married Woman/Actress, THE BLUE ROOM, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2011, Stage, Myra Arundel, HAY FEVER, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2011, Stage, Peg, KEEP SMILING THROUGH, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2011, Stage, Beatrice, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Abigail Anderson
2011, Stage, Freda, DANGEROUS CORNER, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Colin Blumenau
2010, Stage, Fairy Bow-Bells & The Sultaness, DICK WHITTINGTON, Harrogate Theatre, Phil Lowe
2009, Stage, Prince Charming, Cinderella, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, Greg Banks
2009, Stage, Titania/Hippolyta, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2009, Stage, Fay, A Chorus of Disapproval, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2009, Stage, Mary, Memory Of Water, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Stefan Escreet
2008, Stage, Prince Charming, Cinderella, Harrogate Theatre, Phil Lowe
2008, Stage, Ensemble, Transmissions, Birmingham Rep, Various Directors
2008, Stage, Mary Brenham, Our Country's Good, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Stefan Escreet
2008, Stage, Sylvia, The Recruiting Officer, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2007, Stage, Prince Fearless, Snow White, Harrogate Theatre, Phil Lowe
2007, Stage, Saint Joan (Understudy), Saint Joan, The National Theatre, Marianne Elliott
2006, Stage, Amanda, Private Lives, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2006, Stage, Fay, Loot, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest
2006, Stage, Christine, After Miss Julie, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Simon H. West
2006, Stage, Carrabosse, Sleeping Beauty, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, Bob Hamlin
2005, Stage, Ensemble, Transmissions, Birmingham Rep, Various Directors
2005, Stage, Phoebe, As You Like It, New Vic Theatre, Lucy Pitman Wallace
2005, Stage, Ensemble, Upside Down and Back to Front, Artworcs, Peter Leslie Wild
2005, Stage, Claudine, Cinderella, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Stefan Escreet
2004, Stage, Marilyn Monroe, Marilyn the Musical, Greenwich Theatre, Michael Dresser
2004, Stage, Ensemble, Dona Flor and her Two Husbands, Dende Collective, Andre Pink
2004, Stage, Juliet, Romeo and Juliet For All Time, Heart Productions, Frank Bramwell
2004, Stage, Ensemble, Transmissions, Birmingham Rep, Various Directors
2004, Stage, Charlie, Dummy, Pop Up Theatre, Lucy Pitman-Wallace
2003, Stage, Prince Charming, Cinderella, The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, Bob Hamlin
2003, Stage, Julia, 1984 (Scandinavia Tour), Tour de Force, Peter Joucla
2002, Stage, Amanda/Sybil, Private Lives (Germany Tour), Tour de Force, Peter Joucla
2002, Stage, Gwendolen, The Importance of Being Earnest (Middle East Tour), Tour de Force, Peter Joucla
2002, Stage, Julia, The Rivals, Worcester Swan Theatre, Jenny Stephens
2001, Stage, Cathy, Red Skies Over The Severn, Worcester Swan Theatre, Jenny Stephens
2001, Stage, Clown, Christmas Cabaret, Tour de Force, Peter Joucla
2001, Stage, Gwendolen, The Importance of Being Earnest (European Tour), Tour de Force, Peter Joucla
2000, Stage, Katie, From Fetlock to Forecourt (Tour), South Bucks Touring, Graeme Du Fresne
2000, Stage, Witch, Macbeth, Redditch Palace Theatre, Teddy Kiendl
2000, Stage, Nurse, Romeo and Juliet (Tour), The English Shakespeare Co, Rebecca Gould
Television
2012, Television, Belinda, DOCTORS, BBC, Adrian Bean
2012, Television, Grace Hudson, CORONATION STREET, ITV
2010, Television, Prosecution Solicitor, Emmerdale (2 Eps), ITV Studios, Lee Salisbury
2008, Television, Beverly Allitt, Martina Cole's Lady Killers, [email protected] TV for ITV, Sean Crotty
2007, Television, Rachel Finch (Guest Lead), Doctors, BBC Television, Paul Gibson
2006, Television, Elaine Bradley (Guest Lead), Casualty, BBC Television, Ben Morris
2001, Television, Laura Simms (Guest Lead), Doctors, BBC Television, Jane Powell
1999, Television, Nurse Delaney, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, Granada Television, Paul Greengrass
Radio
2010, Radio, Genevieve/Marguerite/Mme Boves, LADIES DELIGHT, BBC Radio 4, Charlotte Riches/Stefan Escreet
2009, Radio, Sophie, Aromatherapy, BBC Radio 4, Chris Wallis
2005, Radio, Polly, Tree Splitting, BBC Radio 4, Peter Leslie Wild
2004, Radio, Actress, The Distance Between, BBC Radio 4, Jenny Stephens
2000, Radio, Lulu (Lead), Lulu, BBC Radio 4, Melanie Harris
1998, Radio, Sam (Lead), Something Blue, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
Further Credits
2017, Film, DCI Helen Wilkes, Polterheist, Tadah Media, Dave Gilbank
2016, Film, Gemma, I love London, Tunic Media, Nick Cohen and Rosanna Lowe
2006, Voice Over, 2 Epstein Busts, Talking Heads installation, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, Dublin, Essex, Indian, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Midlands-West*, Northern, RP, Warwick, Worcester, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Ballad, Ballet, Blues, Cabaret Singing, Choreography, Contemporary Dance, Folk Singing, Jazz Singing, Mezzo, Mezzo-Soprano*, Opera, Rock Singing, Soprano, Tap
Performance:Audio Drama, Clown, Comedy, Compere, Live Roleplay, Musical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Horse-riding*, RollerSkating, Stage Combat, Swimming, Table Tennis, Trampoline
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Story Telling

Training:

Manchester Metropolitan University

National Youth Theatre

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NOTES:

Polly won UK Theatre Award (Best performance in a play) for her role as Beverly in Abigail’s Party at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick.