“Devastating comic timing”The Stage
Lucy is a hugely talented comedy actress and writer. She is the writer and star of BBC Radio 4’s To Hull and Back which aired its third series in 2018. The radio sitcom also stars Maureen Lipman and Norman Lovett. In 2014, she was nominated for the Foster’s Newcomer Award with her debut Edinburgh show, We Can Twerk It Out, for which she was described by Chortle as “irresistibly endearing”. She was winner of The BBC New Comedy Award in 2012 and the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer in 2013.
“Heart-poundingly performed”The Times
2020 will see Lucy star in the new sitcom of the fictional view her marriage that she has written for Dave Meet The Richardsons.
“A star is born”Steve Bennett, Chortle
Lucy presented an episode of Artsnight for BBC Television Arts from Hull, City of Culture for 2017, which aired in February 2017 on BBC2. Following a successful appearance on Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (Dave), Lucy was invited onto the sofa on the Jonathan Ross Show (ITV) alongside Keanu Reeves, Russell Brand and Olly Murs. She has also appeared on entertainment shows such as Dave’s Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier, BBC2’s QI, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, BBC Radio 2’s Listomania and presented Channel 5’s What’s Going to Kill Us. In 2013, Lucy appeared on series 2 of Live At The Electric on BBC Three, Rhod Gilbert’s podcast for BBC Radio Wales, and was part of the Maltesers advertising campaign throughout 2016.
“The next Victoria Wood in the making”Arthur Smith
Lucy has performed in various theatre premieres, touring the UK with Hull Truck, York Theatre Royal and West Yorkshire Playhouse. She also has a number of radio credits including being a panellist on The Unbelievable Truth, Dilemma; The Magical Faraway Tree, an Enid Blyton adaptation directed by Johnny Vegas (both BBC Radio 4), History Retweeted and Crush, a 90-minute monologue for which she received a Sony Radio Award.
“The stage Beaumont is a riot!”The Scotsman
Praise for To Hull and Back:
“delightful sitcom pilot, a cross between a Victoria Wood sketch and a Mike Leigh film”