Eve Polycarpou


Eve Polycarpou headshot

Recent theatre work includes: Abuela in Strictly Ballroom (Piccadilly Theatre West End, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto); Yiayia Agape in Sunset at Villa Thalia for The National Theatre and Abuela Claudia in In the Heights at Southwark Playhouse and King’s Cross Theatre.

Other roles include: The title role in The Manchester Library Theatre's production of Brecht's Mother Courage; Nerhjas in Judith Thompson's award-winning Palace of the End (M.E.N. nomination for Best Actress) and Agave in The Bacchae, both at Royal Exchange Manchester; Chanson Performer in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well at Charing Cross Theatre and one of her favourite roles (her first ever) was Day by Day singer in Godspell at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester.

When known as Eve Adam, roles at the National Theatre included Jenny Diver in 3d Opera, Edie and Scotty in American Clock, Helen Schwartz in Tales from Hollywood and Singer/performer in Brecht & Eisler’s Sung and Unsung.

Film, TV and Radio includes: Inspector Morse, The Brief, Red Eagle, The Fourth Arm, MAMMA MIA! 2 and The Nets.

Eve is also one half of the award-winning singer/songwriter partnership Martha and Eve, a.k.a. Donna & Kebab. They have performed both nationally and internationally in Cyprus, Syria, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, London’s Royal Festival Hall and Purcell Rooms, Bloomsbury and Hackney Empire as well as residencies at the Vortex, Pizza Express Jazz Club Dean Street and theatres throughout the UK including Leicester, Birmingham, Brighton, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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