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Romana Barrack Net Worth

Romana Barrack Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Romana Barrack Biography

Carla Lane, OBE (born Romana Barrack, 5 August 1937) is an English television writer responsible for many sitcoms, including The Liver Birds (1969–78), Butterflies (1978–82), and Bread (1986–91).Lane is also known for her animal rights activism and, until 2009, ran an animal sanctuary, Animaline, in Horsted Keynes, West Sussex. Animal rights is a theme that has appeared in her writing; for example, the character Darwin in Luv is a member of an animal rights group. Lane was awarded an OBE in 1989, but returned it in protest at the CBE awarded to the managing director of Huntingdon Life Sciences, a contract animal testing laboratory.

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Quick Facts

Date Of BirthAugust 5, 1937
Place Of BirthLiverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
ProfessionWriter, Producer, Soundtrack
NationalityBritish
SpouseArthur Hollins ( )
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=1362207
Star SignLeo


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Born Romana Barrack.
2Had the Liverpool based Carla Lane Animals in Need Sanctuary, in Melliing, Merseyside, named after her.
3Mother to two sons, Nigel and Carl.
4In 1995 she was awarded the Royal Television Society for her Outstanding Contribution to British Television.
5Made an O.B.E. for services to writing in 1989 but returned it to Tony Blair in 2002 in disgust at animal cruelty.
6She was a lifelong vegetarian who inherited her interest in animal welfare from her grandfather, an RSPCA supervisor.
7Carla is a good friend of Lynsey de Paul.
8She returned the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2002 for protest of a C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) being awarded to the managing director of Huntingdon Life Sciences, because of the company's testing on animals.
9She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1989 for her services to the television industry.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy SeriesBread (1986)Robin Nash


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Laugh2005TV Series
Butterflies Reunion Special2000TV Short
The Liver BirdsTV Series written by - 42 episodes, 1971 - 1996 by - 33 episodes, 1971 - 1975 series created by - 18 episodes, 1972 - 1975 series devised by - 11 episodes, 1972
Searching1995TV Series written by - 7 episodes
Luv1993-1994TV Series written by - 18 episodes
Screaming1992TV Series written by - 8 episodes
Bread1986-1991TV Series written by - 74 episodes
A Night of Comic Relief 21989TV Special uncredited
The Mistress1985-1987TV Series written by - 12 episodes
I Woke Up One Morning1985-1986TV Series written by - 12 episodes
Leaving1984-1985TV Series written by - 12 episodes
ButterfliesTV Series by - 27 episodes, 1978 - 1983 written by - 1 episode, 1979
The Last Song1981-1983TV Series written by - 13 episodes
Solo1981-1982TV Series by - 13 episodes
Liebe ist doof1981TV Series writer - 1 episode
Me You and Him1979TV Movie
Butterflies1979TV Movie creator
Comedy PlayhouseTV Series 1 episode, 1975 writer - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1974
Going, Going, Gone... Free?1975TV Movie
Bless This HouseTV Series writer - 20 episodes, 1971 - 1974 written by - 4 episodes, 1971
No Strings1974TV Series writer - 6 episodes
A Christmas Night with the Stars1972TV Series 1 episode
And Mother Makes Three1971TV Series writer - 1 episode

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Liver Birds1996TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Searching1995TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Luv1993TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Butterflies1979TV Movie producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bread1986TV Series writer: "Home" - uncredited

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Swimfan2002very special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sitcom Does...2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Beyond a Joke2009TV Series documentaryHerself
The Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Comedy Connections2003-2008TV Series documentaryHerself
How TV Changed Britain2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Loose Women2007TV SeriesHerself
The Wright Stuff2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
The Comedy Map of Britain2007TV Series documentaryHerself
This Morning2006TV SeriesHerself
The British Soap Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Last Laugh2006TV SeriesHerself
Who Killed the Sitcom?2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Stars Reunited2004TV Series documentaryHerself
There's Only One Paul McCartney2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Heroes of Comedy2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Funny Turns2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Funny Women1999TV Series documentary shortHerself
Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Brass Eye1997TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1992TV Series documentaryHerself
Home on Sunday1979TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sex and the Sitcom2011TV Movie documentaryHerself

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