Polly Thomas is a freelance radio drama producer, with several years experience at the BBC.
She has done a variety of jobs, such as producing a series of short stories for a women’s radio station and running Brouhaha International Street Festival in Liverpool. She was involved with the [now-defunct] New Playwrights Trust, which supported and encouraged new writers. Interested in new writing she worked as a script reader for theatres in London and directed plays on the pub theatre network.
She applied for jobs with BBC Radio many times before she was finally invited in as a freelancer. Eventually she got a radio drama producer job at BBC Manchester and spent 10 years there.