Lisa Bowerman (born 1 February 1962[source needed]) is an actor and director. She played Karra in Survival, the last televised story of the original Doctor Who series, but is better known as the voice of Professor Bernice Summerfield in the spin-off audio dramas produced by Big Finish Productions. She is also the human face of the character, appearing in publicity photographs dressed as Summerfield. She is the younger sister of Robin Bowerman.

Bowerman also provided the voice of Ellie Higson in the Jago & Litefoot audio series and the voice of Murash in the I, Davros story Guilt. She has appeared in Dreamland, an animated Doctor Who serial, as the voice of Seruba Velak. She has also directed many stories in Big Finish's various ranges, including being the most prolific director of the Companion Chronicles as well as directing all but one of the Jago & Litefoot series.

She also contributed to the reference book Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It.

She was a regular in the first series of the BBC medical drama Casualty and is also a professional photographer.

In the DWU

  • In the audio story In Living Memory, the Epoch convinced Bernice Summerfield that she was actually an actress named Lisa Bowerman, merely playing a character.

Filmography and audio roles

Doctor Who TV stories

BBV Productions


Big Finish Productions

Doctor Who Monthly range

Big Finish Special Releases

Fourth Doctor Adventures

Novel Adaptations

Early Adventures

Companion Chronicles

Short Trips

Bernice Summerfield

The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield

Jago and Litefoot

As Ellie Higson


Iris Wildthyme


I, Davros


Audiobook Readings


Big Finish Productions

Main range

Special Releases

The Lost Stories

The Early Adventures

The Companion Chronicles

Short Trips

Bernice Summerfield

Jago and Litefoot



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