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Polly Lister


Polly Lister

Miss Levering

For The New Vic Theatre: Playhouse Creatures, 101 Dalmatians, The Snow Queen, The Borrowers, As You Like It.

At The New Vic Theatre: Di and Viv and Rose.

Theatre credits include: Abigail’s Party (which won her a UK Theatre Award); Fallen Angels, Dancing at Lughnasa, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Memory of Water, Private Lives, The Blue Room, Hayfever, Our Country’s Good, Suddenly Last Summer, Chorus of Disapproval, Loot (Theatre By The Lake, Keswick); A Christmas Carol (Hull Truck); The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Di and Viv and Rose (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough); To Sir With Love (Birmingham Rep); Great Expectations, Solace of The Road, Cooking With Elvis (Derby Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Don’t Dress For Dinner (Devonshire Park, Eastbourne); The Heretic (Manchester Library) Much Ado about Nothing, Dangerous Corner (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds); Saint Joan (Understudy to Joan, National Theatre); Hansel and Gretel (Dukes Theatre, Lancaster – Outdoor Production ); 1984, Private Lives, The Importance of Being Earnest (Tour De Force/American Drama Group).

Television and film credits include: Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Doctors, Casualty, Back-Up, Martina Cole’s Lady Killers, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence and Feature Films R.T.F.M (Perfectly Polite Pictures); Polterheist (Tadah Media).

Radio credits include: The Archers, The Ladies’ Delight, Aromatherapy, Tree Splitting, The Distance Between, Lulu, Something Blue (BBC Radio 4).

Polly’s self-penned solo show I Was A Wife premiered at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster in 2016 and toured nationally in 2017.

She is currently in development with Bakkhik Laik Theatre Company on Trial by Medea a solo version of Euripides’ tragedy.

Polly trained at Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre; with The National Youth Theatre.