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"Thank you. I couldn't have done this without you." 

Dr. Ariel Dempsey, following her successful TEDX talk.

"Life-changing. I learnt unbelievable amounts and was utterly inspired!" 


Claire, previous course participant.

Since 2011, Polly has been working with entrepreneurs, businesses, charities and individuals to offer practical, fun and effective training in public speaking.

Drawing on her award-winning work in theatre and traditional storytelling, Polly has helped chief executives to prepare for key note speeches, academic researchers to deliver TEDX talks and people experiencing homelessness to hone their job interview technique.

Polly's holds regular open access STORYTELLING FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING Training Weekends for individuals at Bristol Improv Theatre. More details here.

Polly's training courses and coaching packages for teams within businesses, charities and research organisations are designed in consultation with each client. Her courses have previously helped people and organisations to:

  • Develop confidence in expressing complex ideas to key audiences: including funders, investors and clients.

  • Understand effective story structure and how to create compelling story arcs both on the page and on the stage.

  • Utilise personal narratives and anecdotes to better tell the story of their product, service or idea.

  • Sell their unique skill set and offer.

Contact Polly here to find out more.

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