by David Eldridge
12 Sept – 22 Oct 2022
Sian Polhill-Thomas

Sian Polhill-Thomas


Sian is thrilled to be playing the role of Laura in David Eldridge’s incredible play Beginning for Vienna’s English Theatre. She is looking forward to the challenge a two-hander presents and exploring this real-time examination of relationships in front of a live audience nightly.

Her theatre credits include: Lady Jedburgh in Lady Windermere’s Fan (Vaudeville Theatre, West End) – in this production Sian had the incredible experience of being directed by Kathy Burke and working alongside her comedy hero Jennifer Saunders; Ugly Lies the Bone and Deep Blue Sea (National Theatre, London) – it’s long been Sian’s dream to work at the National Theatre and to get the opportunity to work there twice, once with the remarkable Helen McCrory was a thrill; Vassa in Vassa Zheleznova (Southwark Playhouse); Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmonds) and The Natives (Old Vic Theatre), as part of the OVNV (a programme in which the play is created, teched and performed in just 24 hours).

Sian’s TV credits include: Lucy Bowerman in Coronation Street (2019) and Police Officer in Coronation Street (2011); Alex in Moving On (2016 and 2013); Paramedic in Critical (directed by BAFTA Award winning John East); DC Davina Stratton in Doctors; Shelly in Holby City; Lisa in Secret Diary of a Call Girl as well New Tricks, Hotel Babylon, Casanova, Drunk Girl in Cutting It, etc.

When not acting, Sian is a live Voice-Over Announcer at the BBC and the W Channel. Career highlights include the Queen’s Jubilee, Christmas Day, Strictly Come Dancing Final and the London Marathon.