Polly Adams

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Acting

Agent: Maureen Vincent (with Lorna Fallowfield)
Associate Agent: Lorna Fallowfield

Acting

Polly Adams was born in Chichester, Sussex, of a theatrical family. Her grandmother was a member of the Forbes Robinson's Company, and encouraged Polly to go on to the stage. Her Great Uncle was the comedian Gordon Harker. After studying at RADA Polly played in repertory and on television before appearing in Graham Green's THE COMPLAISANT LOVER with Sir Ralph Richardson and Paul Schofield at the Globe Theatre. She then played at Chichester for a season and toured West Africa with the Nottingham Playhouse.

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

A WOMAN OF THE NORTH

Italy

KISNA

Subash Ghai

Mukta

Radio

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

ASPECTS OF LOVE

BBC

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

HOME CHAT

Mrs Ebony

Martin Parr

Finborough Theatre

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN

Alice

Peter Du Bois

Hampstead Theatre

A VOYAGE ROUND MY FATHER

Mother

Jamie Glover

Salisbury Playhouse

'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE

Alan Ayckbourn

National

A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY

Bill Bryden

Yvonne Arnaud and Albery

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS

Alan Ayckbourn

National

BEDROOM FARCE

Peter Hall & Alan Ayckbourn

National

BENEFACTORS

Michael Blakemore

Vaudeville

CHILTERN HUNDREDS

Lady Lister

Ray Cooney

Bill Kenwright

DEAR ANTOINE

Robin Philips

Piccadilly Theatre

DON JUAN COMES HOME FROM THE WAR

Stuart Trotter

National

ENGAGED

Michael Blakemore

National

ENTERTAINING ANGELS

Ruth

Alan Strachan

Chichester Festival Theatre

FOR SERVICES RENDERED

Charlotte Ardsley

Ed Hall

Watermill Theatre

GENTLE JACK

Nel Wilman

Queens Theatre

HAY FEVER

Gareth Armstrong

Salisbury Theatre

HAYFEVER

Michael Blakemore

Lyric, Hammersmith

LEGAL FICTIONS

Christopher Morahan

Savoy Theatre

PLUNDER

Michael Blakemore

National

PRESENT LAUGHTER

Alan Stradner

PRIVATE LIVES

John Gielgud

Globe

PYGMALION

Howard Davis

National

QUIET AMERICANS

Ida

Dominic Drumgoole

Oxford Stage Company

RELATIVELY SPEAKING

Nigel Patrick

RUMOURS

Michael Rudaman

Chicester Fesitival Theatre and tour

THE BROKEN HEART

Laurence Olivier

Chichester Festival Theatre

THE CHANCES

Laurence Olivier

Chichester Festival Theatre

THE COMPLAISANT LOVER

John Gielgud

Globe

THE GOOD SAMARITAN

John Dove

Hampstead Theatre

THE GOVERNMENT INPECTOR

Matthew Francis

Greenwich Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Frank Hauser

Old Vic & Lester Haymarket

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

John Russell Brown

Brighton & Newcastle

THE PHILANDERER

Christopher Morahan

National

THE REAL THING

Peter Word

Strand

THE WINSLOW BOY

Grace Winslow

Chichester Festival Theatre & Tour

TIME AND THE CONWAYS

Jonathan Church

Colchester and Salisbury Playhouse

TONS OF MONEY

Alan Aychbourn

National

TROILUS & CRESSIDE

National

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

A DARK-ADAPTED EYE

Tim Fywell

BLISTERS

Tony Dow

BONJOUR LA CLASSE

John Henderson

COMPACT

BBC

ELEMENT OF DOUBT

Christopher Morahan

EXECUTIVE STRESS

John Howard Davis

BBC

FAINT-HEARTED FEMINIST

GOODBYE DARLING

INSPECTOR ALLEYN

JUST WILLIAM

David Giles

KINGDOM

Amelia

Kingdom 3 Productions Limited

LOYALTIES

MISS MARPLE - THE MURDER AT THE VICARAGE

Julian Amyes

BBC

ONLY THE OTHER DAY

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

BBC

SEA SONG

SOB SISTERS

Ray Butt

Central TV

THE CAMOMILE LAWN

Peter Hall

THE CINDER PATH

Simon Langton

THE FIRST CHURCHILLS

BBC

THE SPOILS OF POYNTON

TRIBUTE TO THE LADY

UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS

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