Polly trained as an actor at RADA and began her writing career as a member of The Royal Court Theatre Young Writer’s programme.
Plays include: Manchester Sound: The Massacre, produced by Manchester Library Theatre, nominated for a Manchester Theatre Award, Somewhere In England, regional tour produced by Eastern Angles, The Power, short-listed for the Nick Darke Award, Bright, produced by Soho Theatre: Trying It On produced by Royal Court Theatre Upstairs and adapted for TV for BBC Fiction Lab, Loaded: awarded a Peggy Ramsay Foundation bursary, produced by Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, The Pinball Master: commissioned by the National Theatre Studio and Birmingham Rep, Stormin’ Jack Norman: produced by Menagerie TC, at Theatre 503 in London and The Roxy Theatre in Edmonton, Canada, Swedish Rustic: produced at BAC, Fierce: Canadian tour, Andy & Edie, produced by Fireraisers Theatre Company, toured the UK, nominated for a Total Theatre Award. Underground Girl: produced by Atomic Productions at Latitude Festival.
She has been Writer-On-Attachment for Birmingham Rep, Theatre Absolute and Theatre Royal Margate.
She is currently adapting her stage play, Ruby Blue, in to a screenplay in association with Danfilms and developing a new play, Warlords & Tyrants, at RADA.