Polly Lister


Polly Lister

The Snow Queen

For the New Vic Theatre: The Borrowers, The Hundred and One Dalmatians and As You Like It.

Theatre credits include: Much Ado About Nothing (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Don’t Dress for Dinner (Eastbourne Theatres); Abigail’s Party (UK Theatre Award winner 2015 – Best Performance in a Play); Fallen Angels, Suddenly Last Summer, Dancing at Lughnasa, The Blue Room, Hay Fever, The Memory of Water, A Chorus of Disapproval, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Our Country’s Good, The Recruiting Office and Private Lives (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick); Hansel and Gretel (Outdoor at The Dukes, Lancaster); Solace of the Road and Cooking With Elvis (Derby Theatre); The Heretic (Library Theatre, Manchester); Much Ado About Nothing and Dangerous Corner (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); Dick Whittington, Cinderella and Snow White (Harrogate Theatre); Saint Joan (National Theatre); Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands and 147 (tour/Dende Collective); 1984 and The Importance of Being Earnest (Tour de Force) and Romeo and Juliet (the English Shakespeare Company).

Television and film credits include: Emmerdale (ITV Yorkshire); Doctors, Casualty and Backup (BBC); Martina Cole’s Lady Killers (Free at Last); The Murder of Stephen Lawrence (ITV Granada); RTFM (Perfectly Polite Pictures) and Large (104 Films).

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

After a successful run last year at the Dukes Theatre, Lancaster, Polly’s self-penned solo show I Was a Wife is touring in spring 2017.

Polly trained at Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre and with the National Youth Theatre.