With a rich theatre background and perhaps best known from her leading roles in TV series such as The Irish RM, We’ll Meet Again, Fair City and Square Deal, Lise-Ann most recently appeared to critical and popular acclaim in the Gate Theatre Dublin’s hugely successful production of Little Women directed by Michael Barker Caven and in The Picture of Dorian Grey at the Abbey Theatre, directed by Neil Barlett. She will soon be appearing in a one-woman piece, Moonlight and Music written by Jennifer Johnston.
Other credits include:
Theatre: At the Gate: The Importance of Being Earnest, You Never Can Tell. At the Abbey: A Life, The Last Apache Reunion, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Ivanov, The Star Turns Red, Stephen D, City Sugar, Nightshade , Tainbocu, Mr Yeats and the Death of Cuchulain, The PIcture of Dorian Grey, Electra, B*spoke Theatre Company; Mum’s the Word, Candida, The Strangeness of Others, Stagestruck, Wolseley Theatre Ipswich; Ourselves Alone, all at Liverpool Playhouse and Royal Court Theatre, Una Pooka, Tricyle Theatre.
Film/Television: Sally Knox in The Irish RM, three series, Neil Jordan’s Angel, Malice Aforethought, The Return, Whistleblower. Channel 4; Friends and Other Lovers, We’ll Meet Again, series, (TV Times Award Best Newcomer), Square Deal, two series, ITV; Pauline Fitzpatrick in Fair City, Teresa’s Wedding, Miracles and Miss Langan, A Life, RTÉ; Nobody’s Property, Katie the Year of a Child, Dead Entry, Haggard, Yo Picasso, Easter 2016, Ties of Blood, Shadows on our Skin, BBC.
RYAN’S DAUGHTER RETURNS – wrote sequel to Ryan’s Daughter. Producers Philippa Salisbury/Sarah Miles. Exec. John Boorman.
THE JUDAS TREE
A feature adaptation of the novel “A World of Love” by Elizabeth Bowen. Developed by Warner Sisters and other companies.
An adaptation of the eighteenth century novel by Maria Edgeworth. Producers Anne Marie Casey for Warner Sisters and Tim Palmer for Parallel Films.
Contemporary feature idea based on Chekhov play
A LEGAL AFFAIR
Contemporary television drama serial idea.
Delivered second draft of first episode of three part serial from Fay Weldon’s novel. Commissioned by Debbie Shewell for RDF TV.
Commissioned by Gillian McNeill/ Big Strand Films to write an outline of a film adaptation of the novel. Director Sheree Folkson attached.
Wrote the RTE drama for several years.