NEWS – Lisa was recently heard in The Archers (BBC Radio 4) as returning character Julianne Wright – and also on BBC Sounds in Archive on 4: Disgusted – Mary Whitehouse, as Mary Whitehouse. Produced by Samira Ahmed and Simon & Thomas Guerrier for Whistledown Productions. More recent theatre work includes the revival of the political play Maggie & Ted, at both the Garrick Theatre, London and Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford. She continues (after 25 years) to play Doctor Who’s Professor Bernice Summerfield, in the audio series of the same name for Big Finish Productions.
Lisa is also a prolific audio drama director, working mainly for Big Finish Productions. Recent work has included Doctor Who: Early Adventures, Companion Chronicles & Short Trips, and most recently the series Susan’s War and Doctor Who: Wicked Sisters, The Worlds of Blake’s 7 and several stories in the Torchwood range. Other series she has directed include: Sapphire & Steel, Graceless (also broadcast on Radio 4 Extra), Blake’s 7, and 13 series of Jago & Litefoot. She also directed the Coming of the Martians, an adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, with Colin Morgan & Ronald Pickup, for Sherwood Sound Studios and most recently the podcast When Michael Met Benny (about the unlikely meeting between Michael Jackson and Benny Hill), and an adaptation of Dickens’ The Chimes, starring Toby Jones for Average Romp Productions.