Lisa Harrow
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Lisa Harrow
Lisa Harrow is an actress, noted for her roles in British theatre, films and television.
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Intel marks World Earth Day with energy review
Silicon Republic - almost 5 years
World Earth Day is in two days' time, and here in Ireland Intel has released data for its Reduce our Energy initiative, whereby it worked with 10 local businesses and organisations close to its Leixlip, Co Kildare, campus in order to help them reduce their energy consumption via technology. According to Intel, savings across the board from the participating organisations and businesses have so far amounted to 20,000 kWh of electricity per year.  Of late, it's not just large corporations that are rethinking their energy strategies. Smaller businesses, especially SMEs, are embedding some form of sustainability strategy into their business planning in order to reduce their energy costs in the long run. Intel said today it worked with 10 local businesses, a library and schools in Leixlip to help them passively monitor the amount of energy being consumed within their buildings through a power metering device and a display system. It said the display system enabled the business owners to ...
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'Dream' production's fleeting nightmare - OregonLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
Turner, 41, came up with an idea for the perfect leading lady: Lisa Harrow, a New Zealand-born actor who made a splash with the Royal Shakespeare Company in the late '60s; won prizes for her work in the film "Last Days at Chez Nous"; and starred in
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The duties of the dreamer - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - over 5 years
By day, Sherborne worked as a nanny for the Royal Shakespeare Company actress Lisa Harrow, caring for her son, Tim, whose father is Sam Neill. By night, he went to drama school and wrote plays that were so bad ''no one will ever, ever read them''
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Irish Film Hosting Gilligan Tribute - 4RFV
Google News - over 5 years
The cast list features Des Cave, Lisa Harrow, Dean Pritchard, Gary Lydon, Marcella Plunkett and Laurence Kinlan. According to Conor McPherson, the film features "some of the most beautifully lit cinematography ever produced in this country,
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Donal Gilligan Tribute at IFI - The Irish Film Television Network
Google News - almost 6 years
The rural drama stars Des Cave (Veronica Guerin); Lisa Harrow (Jessica); Dean Pritchard (Razzle Dazzle); Gary Lydon (Six Shooter); Marcella Plunkett (Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne) and Laurence Kinlan (Breakfast on Pluto). Tickets, priced at €9.20,
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THEATER REVIEW | NEW JERSEY; In This Family Battle, The Throne Is at Stake
NYTimes - over 6 years
It's Christmas. Dad has brought his new, much younger girlfriend to the country place. Mom, who is living apart from the family, is making a special trip to be with them. Three sons are battling for parental affection and for prized possessions they hope to inherit. But don't expect to reach these people by cellphone. The father is Henry II of
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Nine Writers See if the Fate of the Earth Can Be Any More Dramatic
NYTimes - almost 9 years
A group of playwrights have come together to write one-act plays that will prevent the destruction of the world as we know it. Ha, ha! Whoo, that's rich. O.K., seriously, what if they're really good playwrights? Don DeLillo, Sarah Ruhl, José Rivera, Lisa Kron and Jon Robin Baitz are among the writers on the bill of the second annual New York
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THEATER REVIEW; When Art Meets Science, Things Don't Go Very Well
NYTimes - over 9 years
Carl Djerassi probably doesn't want to hear this, since he has written that he consciously reduces the amount of science in his plays to make them more commercial, but: There's not enough science in his play ''Phallacy,'' which is receiving its American premiere at the Cherry Lane Theater. Mr. Djerassi, a Stanford chemistry professor who helped
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CALENDAR
NYTimes - almost 10 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 229 West 43rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10036; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. COMEDY New Brunswick George Carlin, stand-up comedian. March 24 at 6 and 9 p.m. $35 to $60. State
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OPERA REVIEW; Intrigue and Vengeance Revel In the Sounds of Cherubini
NYTimes - over 10 years
The Medea legend has been catnip to opera composers. The Grove Dictionary of Opera lists six versions. Paris produced two important settings in French: Charpentier's ''Médée'' in 1693 and Cherubini's opera of the same name a century later. Cherubini's ''Médée'' survives more hardily in Italian translation, but Peter Tiboris's Manhattan
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THEATER REVIEW; A Puzzling Relationship Gilded by Poetry
NYTimes - over 14 years
The little boy whose favorite book is ''War and Peace'' is a charmer. The new girl at school is Russian and reminds him of Tolstoy's heroine Natasha. The English teacher they worship and fear is so much fun that she invites them to an Alice in Wonderland tea party at the Plaza Hotel and arrives dressed as the Queen of Hearts. All the characters in
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FAMILY FARE
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Matters of Life And Death Funerals aren't usually considered entertaining, least of all for children. But the one to be held tomorrow at the Brooklyn Museum of Art promises to be fun, educational and not at all mournful. After all, the world has had many centuries to get used to the deceased's departure. He is Metjetji, the subject of ''The Journey
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THEATER REVIEW; Burden of the Past in 'Old Times'
NYTimes - almost 16 years
FEW theater experiences can be more intimidating or distancing than a Harold Pinter play, especially for those who tend to ask, ''What does it mean?'' With such theatergoers in mind, George Street Playhouse is holding discussions after all performances of ''Old Times,'' a 30-year-old second-class play, in a first-class production here. Mr. Pinter's
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Derek Anson Jones, 38; Directed Off Broadway Plays
NYTimes - about 17 years
Derek Anson Jones, the director of ''Wit,'' which won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for drama, died on Monday at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. He was 38. The cause was AIDS, said his companion, Denis O'Hare. With a clean, precise vision of an emotionally complex play, Mr. Jones received the best reviews of his short career for ''Wit,'' the story
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PUBLIC LIVES
NYTimes - about 17 years
Levity and Justice For All at the Bar It was unjudicial, perhaps, but not injudicious. At the end of a song-and-dance number by a bunch of lawyers, JUDGE LAURENCE H. SILBERMAN of the United States Court of Appeals called the group ''pusillanimous pussyfooters.'' Then he tried to outdo them in roasting JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA of the United States
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Joan Wight, Wife and Model for Author Herriot
NYTimes - over 17 years
Joan Wight, the widow of the Yorkshire veterinarian who wrote under the name James Herriot and the model for a character in his books and television programs based on them, died on Wednesday. She was in her 80's. Ms. Wight's health slowly declined after her husband died in 1995 at age 78, said Thomas McCormack, the former editor in chief of St.
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Movie Guide
NYTimes - over 19 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy movies and film series playing this weekend in New York City. * denotes a highly recommended film or series. Running times and ratings of films are in parentheses. An index of reviews of films opening today appears on page 7. Now Playing ''CAREER GIRLS,'' starring Katrin
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Movie Guide
NYTimes - over 19 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy movies and film series playing this weekend in New York City. Films and series that are highly recommended have a *. Running times and ratings of films are in parentheses. An index of reviews of films opening today appears on page 12. Now Playing * ''BANDWAGON,'' starring
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Of Illusions and Lovers Who Invent Each Other
NYTimes - over 19 years
''Sunday'' was shown as part of this year's New Directors/New Films series. Following are excerpts from Stephen Holden's review, which appeared in The New York Times on April 11. The film opens today at the Film Forum, 209 Houston Street, in the South Village. A well-worn narrative strategy adopted by filmmakers hoping to give their movies an edge
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Smiling Batman, Killer Dinos
NYTimes - almost 20 years
ALL THE NEW SUMMER MOVIES aren't about comic-book characters or terrorists. There are beekeepers, taxi drivers, dance instructors, fairy godmothers and dogs who shoot hoops. Here are the films in store for moviegoers between now and Labor Day, 113 of them at last count. Those starred are considered particularly noteworthy, for better or worse. As
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lisa Harrow
    FIFTIES
  • 2001
    Age 57
    Harrow has performed on stage all over America. She took over the central role of Vivian Bearing in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Wit in its long-running off-Broadway production in New York. She was named 2001 Performer of the Year in Pittsburgh for Medea.
    More Details Hide Details Other roles include: Raynevskya in The Cherry Orchard at Yale Rep and the Chautauqua Theatre Company, where she also played Kate Keller in All My Sons. She played Creusa in the Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company's 3/10/2009 - 4/12/2009 production of Euripides's Ion.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1982
    Age 38
    She is known for playing Nancy Astor, the first woman elected to the Parliament of Great Britain, in the 1982 BBC drama of the same name; it aired in the PBS series Masterpiece Theatre in the United States.
    More Details Hide Details In 1975 Harrow played Helen Alderson in the film adaptation of James Herriot's book 'All Creatures Great and Small'. She starred alongside Anthony Hopkins and Simon Ward. Harrow played journalist Kate Reynolds in Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981) and Lizzie Dickinson in Lizzie's Pictures (1987), BBC. She won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in The Last Days of Chez Nous. Her last TV performance to date was as Lizzie Kavanagh in the series Kavanagh QC starring John Thaw. She left the series in order to move to America. She had a relationship with actor Sam Neill. Their son Tim was born in 1983. She is now married to whale biologist Roger Payne, and lives in Vermont. Roger is founder and President of Ocean Alliance. He and Scott McVay discovered the long, complex and apparently random sounds produced by male humpback whales are actually rhythmic, repeated sequences, and therefore, are properly called 'Whale songs'. Lisa and Roger have created a lecture/performance piece called 'SeaChange: Reversing the Tide'.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1968
    Age 24
    Harrow was born in Auckland and attended Auckland University. She graduated from RADA in 1968, and joined the BBC Radio's Repertory Company.
    More Details Hide Details Her stage career started at the Royal Shakespeare Company; roles there included Olivia in John Barton's production of Twelfth Night opposite Judi Dench, and Portia in The Merchant of Venice opposite Patrick Stewart. Other leading roles in the UK theatre include Juliet opposite John Hurt's Romeo at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry, and Ann Whitfield in Man and Superman opposite Peter O'Toole at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1943
    Born
    Born on August 25, 1943.
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