Mysterious Island

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In 1995 Lisa had a guest role on a TV series called Mysterious Island.

An Atlantis Films Ltd and Tasman Film and Television Ltd Production Produced in Association with The Freemantle Corporation A Canada – New Zealand co-production

Executive Producers: Don Reynolds, Martin Katz, Stephen Alix

Producers: Michael Franks, Sean Ryerson

First Aired: 1995

It is 1865 in Richmond, Virginia, towards the end of the American Civil War. Captain Cyrus Harding and his loyal companion Private Neb Brown are forced to surrender to Confederate troops. Jack Pencroft, his wife Joanna and teenage son Herbert are arrested by Confederates for using their boat to smuggle slaves to freedom in Canada. British journalist Gideon Spilett is accused of spying when he is caught sketching an army observation balloon. All six meet in a Confederate jail and when threatened with the firing squad, make a daring escape under gunfire, taking off in a gas-filled balloon. A storm blows the balloon across America and out to sea. It eventually crash-lands on a volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean. The castaways meet with danger and must deal with a mysterious presence that seems to be controlling their lives. Their very survival depends on their ability to pit wits against Nemo, a genius teetering on the verge of madness.
(write up courtesy of AustralianTelevision.Net)

Lisa appeared in episode 16 – Last Rights of Spring.

Lisa plays the character Jane Morecombe. Jane & Priscilla Hawthorne (played by Rebekah Mercer) are brought to the island by pirates. Nemo uses the situation to study human mating rituals. The girls set their sights on Gideon & Herbert, and it soon becomes apparent that these two girls know how to get what they want. Jane is the more forward of the two, she has all the schemes and does not like taking no for an answer. She will do what ever is needed to get what she wants. Even if that means risking the lives of others.

With thanks to a few special people around the globe we are able to share some pictures with you of Lisa’s role on Mysterious Island.

Mysterious Island

Episode 16 - Last Rights of Spring - 1995