For five years Polly was casting associate at the Royal Exchange theatre. She continues to work with the company and has recently cast Sweet Charity, Wit, The Ghost Train (Told by an Idiot) and Little Shop of Horrors.
She has cast numerous productions for the Birmingham Repertory theatre including Chris Hannan’s What Shadows, Of Mice and Men, Anita and Me, A Christmas Carol and Folk, a new play by Tom Wells.
She works closely with the Ramps on the Moon consortium and cast their first two productions, The Government Inspector and Tommy.
Other recent credits include: feature film We Can Be Heroes; The Island Nation (Ice & Fire/Arcola); Peter and the Starcatcher (Paul Taylor-Mills/Royal & Derngate); Roy Williams’ Soul (Hackney Empire/Royal & Derngate); The Hound of the Baskervilles (York Theatre Royal); Bryony Lavery’s adaptation of Brideshead Revisited (ETT and York); Peter Pan (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Beyond the Fence, a new musical for Sky Arts, Wingspan and Neil Laidlaw Productions in the West End.
Polly is currently working on Oliver Twist and A Tale of Two Cities for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and the regional premiere of Tribes for Sheffield Theatres.