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Polly James Biography (1941-)
Born Polly Devaney, July 9, 1941, in Blackborn, England; daughter of James Gerard and Alice (Howson) Devaney; married Clive Francis. Addresses: AGENT--c/o James Sharkey, Fraser and Dunlop Ltd., 91 Regent Street, London W1R 8RU, England.
- Birth Details
- July 9, 1941
- Blackborn, England
- LONDON DEBUT--Gladys, A Cuckoo in the Nest, Royal Court Theatre, 1964.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Annie Pornick, Half a Sixpence, Broadhurst Theatre, 1965.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Corrie, Barefoot in the Park, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1966.
- Polly Peachum, The Beggar's Opera, Lika, The Promise, Northcott Theatre,Exeter, U.K., 1967-68.
- title role, Anne of Green Gables, New Theatre, London, 1969.
- Nerissa, The Merchant of Venice, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1971.
- Margaret, Much Ado about Nothing, RSC, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, then Aldwych Theatre, London, both 1971.
- Katharine, Henry V, RSC, Theatre-Go-Round, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1971.
- Queen Victoria, I and Albert, Piccadilly Theatre, 1972.
- Maggie, Hobson's Choice, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, U.K., 1978.
- Effie, Saratoga, RSC, Aldwych Theatre, 1978.
- Babe, Babes in the Woods, Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, U.K., 1979.
- Princess Victoria, Motherdear, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham,U.K., 1980.
- Also played various parts with the Arthur Brough Players, Lees Pavilion,Folkestone, United Kingdom, 1966; Celia Coplestone, The Cocktail Party, Manchester, U.K., 1975.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Cicely Courtneidge, Once More with Music, U.K. cities, 1976.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- The Liver Birds, 1968.
- MINI-SERIES "Our Mutual Friend," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS.
- A Divorce.
- Sweepstake's Game.
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