Lisa Lambe

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Lisa Lambe
Lisa Lambe.jpg
Lisa Lambe at Macquarie Shopping Centre, Sydney, in August 2012
Born (1983-08-01) 1 August 1983 (age 35)
Dublin, Ireland
  • Singer
  • actress
Musical career
Associated acts

Lisa Lambe is an Irish singer and actress and a former member of the ensemble Celtic Woman. Her career encompasses theatre, film, television, radio, and live performances, touring both as a member of Celtic Woman and as a solo artist.[1] She recorded her debut solo album, Hiding Away, in Nashville in 2014. It was released in Ireland in 2015.

Early career[edit]

Lambe started out in the performing arts at the age of three, and graduated with a Bachelor of Acting Studies from Trinity College, Dublin.[2] She has been a featured soloist with Ireland’s RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and was a soloist on Ireland’s popular TV program The Late Late Show, leading to collaborations with RTÉ affiliated musicians Shay Healy and Frank McNamara.[1]

Lambe’s vocal roles include The Shaughraun directed by John McColgan (under the Musical Direction of David Downes; at The Abbey Theatre), The Wiremen by Shay Healy (The Gaiety Theatre), and Sweeney Todd (The Gate Theatre). She was nominated for a Best Actress Award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards for her performance in the lead role of Philomena O Shea in Rough Magic’s musical Improbable Frequency, where she performed at The Edinburgh Theatre Festival, in Torun (Poland), and in Dublin.[1]

Lambe performed as a member of Celtic Woman from 2011 to 2014 before returning to solo projects in both music and acting. In early 2014, Celtic Woman announced Lisa Lambe would leave to reprise her role as Sorcha in Breaking Dad, the sequel to Between a Foxrock and a Hard Place, in which she had previously played a role and whose run at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, lasted from 25 April to 17 May. However, she was scheduled to return in the summer.[citation needed]

In February 2015, Lambe released her self-produced debut album, Hiding Away in Ireland followed shortly by a worldwide release and a US launch of the album in Nashville TN. The single "Heaven" from this album featured some of the members of ALONE Ireland, a charity with which Lambe is affiliated.[3]

Theatre roles[edit]

Lambe graduated with distinction from Trinity College Dublin.[3] She has been nominated for 'Best Supporting Actress' at the Irish Times/ESB awards.[citation needed]

Her theatrical roles have included Sorcha in Ross O Carroll Kelly’s The Last days of the Celtic Tiger, as well as performing in plays in many theatres in Ireland, such as the Gate Theatre and Abbey Theatre.[4]

Lambe played Nora Helmer in Second Age’s A Dolls House by Ibsen. Roomkeepers Productions: Bleeding Poets by Dan Reardon.

Her TV/Film work includes: Den TV’s current StoryLane, Olive (TG4), Bachelor’s Walk and Legend (RTÉ) and Eye to Eye.

Her radio work includes Ross O’ Carroll Kelly’s The Twelve Days of Christmas, The Power of Darkness (John Mc Gahern), The King with Horses Ears (RTÉ concert orchestra, Conor and Fergus Linehan, and Grace – a musical for Mind the Gap Films/RTÉ in which she played the title role of Grace Plunkett.

She played Elizabeth in a film for PBS entitled The Bloody Irish!: Songs of the 1916 Rising.[5]



  • Hiding Away (2015)
With Celtic Woman
With Steve Lynch
  • An Klondike OST (June 2015) Original soundtrack for the Irish television series An Klondike.[6]


  1. ^ a b c "Lisa Lambe bio at Celtic Woman". Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  2. ^ Irish Times. Mar 26, 2005, Razzle-dazzle 'em
  3. ^ a b "Out of hiding: Lisa Lambe is finally expressing herself -". Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  4. ^ "Ross the Play". Archived from the original on 2011-01-07.
  5. ^ ""Bloody Irish" 1916 musical on PBS stays away from standard reiteration of Irish history". 2015-10-15. Retrieved 2017-07-24.
  6. ^ "Bandcamp: An Klondike OST by Steve Lynch".

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