Polly Thomas
Polly Thomas is widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading audio producer-directors. Her award-winning work has explored the potential of the medium, including location-based recording, international co-production, community activism and simultaneous live relay. She works in live performance as writer, producer and director, most prominently with Thomas Carter Projects, an international media and performance company which she co-founded.
photo : Graham Hardy

COMING UP

BBC AUDIO DRAMA AWARDS 2022 SHORTLIST
WINNERS ANNOUNCED / 22nd MARCH 2022
BEST ORIGINAL SINGLE DRAMA – YOU & ME, written by Dan Rebellato, produced by Polly Thomas and Eloise Whitmore
BEST USE OF SOUND – KILLER, dramatised by Dan Rebellato, sound design Eloise Whitmore produced by Polly Thomas and Eloise Whitmore
a Naked Production for BBC Radio 3 and 4

NIGHT OF THE LIVING FLATPACKS
RESONANCE FM, COMMUNITY RADIO / 27th – 31st DECEMBER 2021, 1345 – 1400 every day
a sparkling new drama series about love, flatpacks and living with different disabilities, written by Michael Southan, Shahid Iqbal Khan, Kathryn Golding, Anita Karla Kelly, Leanne Allen, produced by Polly Thomas and Eloise Whitmore, starring Amy Conachan, Paislie Reid, Kirsty Johnson, Tachia Newall and Jonathan Keeble and directed by Polly Thomas, Nicola Wildin, Cheryl Martin and Hannah Quigleywith original music by Oliver Vibrans
a Naked Production with Graeae, supported by Audio Content Fund

UNITED KINGDOMS SERIES 2
BBC RADIO 4/ 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st January 2022, 14.15
25 more short dramas from the hidden corners of the United Kingdoms, a kaleidoscope of 21st century lives written by exciting new writers, directed by Polly Thomas and Yusra Warsama, music by Niroshini Thamber and sound design by Jon Nicholls

a Naked Production for BBC Radio 4

Middlemarch Monologues
BBC Radio 3 / Sunday 27th February 2022, 19.30
George Eliot’s iconic novel reinvented for 21st century Coventry, written by Amanda Dalton, Leanne Allen, Tanika Gupta, Elizabeth Mytton, Debris Stevenson, Ellice Stevens and Sabiha Monk, directed by Polly Thomas and Anastasia Osei-Kuffour, music by Ellie Gowers and sound design by Eloise Whitmore

a Naked Production for BBC Radio 3 and Warwick Arts Centre

PENTABUS YOUNG WRITERS
PENTABUS / 9th September 2021 onwards
written by 15 new young writers, directed by Polly Thomas , music and sound design by Jon Nicholls

a Naked Production for Pentabus Theatre

SWEET DREAMS
TUTTI FRUTTI/ MAY2021 onwards
a new audio drama with songs for younger children about how to have a good night’s sleep…written by. Mike Kenny music by Christella Litras and directed by Polly Thomas
a Naked Production forTutti Frutti

DOG LOVES BOOKS
CBeebies / 9 MAR 2020
voice directed by Polly Thomas
Animated children’s 52 episode series based on the award winning books by Louise Yates featuring Craig Cash and John Thompson
head writer Alan Gilbey
a Komixx Media Group production for CBeebies