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Lesley Hart Biography
Lesley Hart Biography
Lesley Hart was brought up in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was educated at Mackie Academy.
In 2000 she graduated from The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Actress Lesley Hart took to the stage and her theatre work includes:
- It Was A Beautiful Day (Edinburgh Traverse Theatre)
- Shimmer (Edinburgh Traverse Theatre)
- Outlyings Islands (Royal Court and Edinburgh Traverse Theatre)
- Among Broken Hearts (Bush and Edinburgh Traverse Theatre)
- Tiny Dynamite (Paines Plough)
- Nightingale And Chase (Tron)
In June 2006 Lesley Hart returned to Aberdeen where she acted in Elizabeth Gordon Quinn at His Majesty's Theatre
. The play was also performed by Lesley at Dundee Rep Theatre, Glasgow Citizens, Edinburgh Traverse Theatre and The National Theatre of Scotland.
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Television work of Lesley Hart includes Casualty for BBC1 TV. Lesley was in the episode fathers, Mothers, Daughters, Brothers where she played the character Karen Pagett in 2005.
On the 10 February 2006 Lesley Hart starred in the BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play Almost Blue. The play was Judith Adams' dramatisation of the thriller by master of Italian noir, Carlo Lucarelli. The plot involved a man called Simon who is blind with synaesthesia, a condition which enables him to hear sounds in colour. A loner and a radio-hack, Simon spends his nights alone in his room surfing the air-waves of Bologna - picking up mobile phone conversations, chat rooms and police walkie-talkies. He listens into other people's business, tracing the shape of the city through his headphones. He begins to follow the journeys of two voices - one blue, one green. The first compels him, the second terrifies him, and both voices become instrumental in propelling Simon out of the safe interior of his bedroom into the world outside. Simon is played by Grant O'Rourke and Lesley played Grace, a police detective.
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