Saturday, February 17, 2018

Electra to be buried today

Retired broadcaster, Electra Harris passed away on Wednesday. Harris, a BBC-trained broadcaster, was part of the early members of the Government Information System, serving at times as its director.

She was also among the group, which in the fifties founded the theatre group, "Whitehall Players" which included such persons as the famed playwright, Errol John, and the late Senator Ronnie Williams.

In later years, she was a weekly commentator at the now defunct Radio Trinidad.

Her only child, Gideon died last May. She is survived by her brother, Fr Knolly Knox.

She is scheduled to be buried today at Lapyerouse Cemetery, after a service at St Patrick's RC Church, Newtown, beginning at 9.30 a.m.