Lisa trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked extensively in many major theatres throughout the country including Leicester, Bristol Old Vic, Leatherhead, Plymouth, Salisbury, Harrogate, Windsor, Manchester, York and many more – in plays including: The Rivals, La Ronde, The Constant Wife, Ghosts, I Have Been Here Before, Relatively Speaking, Moll Flanders (title role), The Comedy Of Errors, An Ideal Husband and Blithe Spirit. West End includes Rick’s Bar Casablanca and Cavalcade. Tours have included Hay Fever, Blood Brothers and The Circle for Oxford Stage Company. Also All Our Hellos and Goodbyes (a play commissioned to celebrate the re-opening of St Pancras Station), The Bear (Maltings Farnham), and more recently a lost J.B. Priestley play The Roundabout at The Park Theatre, London – which also had a run as part of the Brits off Broadway season in New York. Lisa has just finished a highly successful run of a new political play An Honourable Man, at The White Bear Kennington.


Television includes: Casualty (first two series as paramedic Sandra Mute), Doctor Who (Survival), The Vision Thing, The Count of Solar, McCallum, Bad Girls, Night & Day, also, Doctors, Spooks, Hollyoaks and Coronation Street.


Lisa has recorded many plays for BBC Radios 3 & 4 and Independent Radio Drama Productions, and has for the last 20 years played the title role in the Doctor Who spin-off audio series Professor Bernice Summerfield for Big Finish Productions, as well regular characters in their series of Sapphire & Steel and Jago & Litefoot, and many other guesting roles – most recently Regan in King Lear (with David Warner). She is also a prolific audio drama director, having directed many series for Big Finish Productions, and other companies.


Lisa’s most recent work includes more recordings to celebrate her 20 years of playing Professor Bernice Summerfield for Big Finish Productions, two episodes of Doctors for the BBC, and a revival of a ‘lost’ J.B.Priestley play The Roundabout at the Park Theatre, which also transferred to New York as part of the Brits off Broadway season at 59E59 Theaters. Directed by Hugh Ross and produced by Cahoots Theatre Company. She has also just finished a sell-out run of a new political play – An Honourable Man, by Michael McManus, directed by Jolley Gosnold, at the White Bear, Kennington.



Production photos of Lisa in many productions from stage and screen.



Lisa’s details on Spotlight.