Lisa Diveney

Lisa Diveney

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Lisa Diveney
Born Lisa Diveney
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Lisa Diveney is a Welsh actress, best known for playing Beth in the Only Fools and Horses comedy spin-off The Green Green Grass, who was Boycie’s son Tyler’s girlfriend in series 1 – 3, and has more recently appeared in an episode of BBC drama Call the Midwife.


Early life and education[edit]

Diveney trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

John Sullivan (writer) cast Diveney in the role of Beth in The Green Green Grass[1] where she played opposite Jack Doolan (actor) and appeared in Series 1-3. She went on to appear in Cleansed[2] directed by Sean Holmes at the Arcola Theatre and in Michael Grandage‘s production of John Gabriel Borkman[3] for the Donmar Warehouse where Ian McDiarmid and Penelope Wilton headed the cast. In 2009 she played Young Enid in the biopic Enid[4] alongside Helena Bonham Carter. Diveney portrayed Colette in the premiere of Frank McGuinness‘ play Greta Garbo Came to Donegal[5] at the Tricycle Theatre alongside Michelle Fairley and Angeline Ball. Then appeared in the premiere of A Thousand Stars Explode in the Sky[6] by David Eldridge, Robert Holman and Simon Stephens at the Lyric Hammersmith. Diveney appeared as series regular Kate Travers in the ITV1 Drama Injustice[7] where she played the on-screen daughter of James Purefoy and Dervla Kirwan. She then went on to play Bridget in Bijan Sheibani‘s production of Moonlight[8] at the Donmar Warehouse, where she starred alongside David Bradley and Daniel Mays. Diveney played Julia Masterson in Series 2 of the BBC award-winning drama Call the Midwife,[9] In 2014 Diveney starred alongside Sir Tony Robinson and Imogen Stubbs in The Hypochondriac.[10] Diveney appeared as Sasha in the critically acclaimed premiere of Moses Raine’s Donkey Heart[11] directed by Nina Raine at the Old Red Lion which transferred to the Trafalgar Studios in 2015. Diveney then went on to play Masha in The Seagull to critical acclaim [12] Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre directed by Matthew Dunster.[13]

Actress (20 credits)
 2018/II The Departure (Short) (completed)
 2017 Tete a Tete (Short) (completed)
 2017 Harlots (TV Series)
Lady Rutledge

Episode #1.5 (2017) … Lady Rutledge
 2017 Diagnosis (Short)
Becks / Medical Student (voice)
 2016 Grantchester (TV Series)
Agent Rollinson

Episode #2.2 (2016) … Agent Rollinson
 2016 Emily goes to Pimlico (Short)
 2015 Manchego (Short)
 2014 Casualty (TV Series)
Anna Steele

To Yourself Be True (2014) … Anna Steele
 2013 Doctors (TV Series)
Marnie Tinker

Break in News (2013) … Marnie Tinker
 2013 Call the Midwife (TV Series)
Julia Masterson

Episode #2.6 (2013) … Julia Masterson
 2012 Fast
News Reporter 2
 2011 New Tricks (TV Series)

End of the Line (2011) … Leah
 2011 Injustice (TV Mini-Series)
Kate Travers

Episode #1.5 (2011) … Kate Travers
Episode #1.4 (2011) … Kate Travers
Episode #1.3 (2011) … Kate Travers
Episode #1.2 (2011) … Kate Travers
Episode #1.1 (2011) … Kate Travers
 2009 Enid (TV Movie)
Enid (aged 19)
 2009 Park Close (Short)
 2009 Lorraine (Short)
 2005-2007 The Green Green Grass (TV Series)

The Special Relationship (2007) … Beth
The Final Curtain (2007) … Beth
Fifteen Minutes (2007) … Beth
Sweet Sorrow (2007) … Beth
If You Go Down to the Woods (2007) … Beth
 2006 The Story of Tracy Beaker (TV Series)

Operation Careworker (2006) … Lucy
 2005 Broken News (TV Mini-Series)
Lilly Marby

Missing Island (2005) … Lilly Marby
 2005 Afterlife (TV Series)

Misdirection (2005) … Girl



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