“Devastating comic timing”The Stage
Lucy is a hugely talented stand-up, comedy actress and writer from Hull. She stars in and co-wrote the highly-rated sitcom of the fictional view of her marriage to TV’s Jon Richardson Meet The Richardsons (Dave) with Tim Reid.
She is the writer and star of BBC Radio 4’s To Hull and Back, with Maureen Lipman, and 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”. Prior to this, she was the winner of The BBC New Comedy Award and the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer.
Lucy has also appeared on numerous entertainment shows including The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV), The One Show (BBC1), Cats Does Countdown (C4), Sunday Brunch (C4), Joe Lycett’s got your back (C4), Artsnight (BBC2), Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier (Dave), Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (Dave), Lorraine (ITV), QI (BBC2), Drunk History (Comedy Central), What’s Going to Kill Us (C5), Live At The Electric (BBC Three) and featured in a Maltesers advertising campaign.
She is a proud daughter of Hull, and fiercely protective of her hometown. Lucy was team captain for the University of Hull team an the University Challenge Christmas Special 2019 (BBC2)
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.
Praise for Lucy
“Heart-poundingly performed”The Times
“A star is born”Steve Bennett, Chortle
“The next Victoria Wood in the making”Arthur Smith
“The stage Beaumont is a riot!”The Scotsman
Praise for Meet The Richardsons
“This show is amazing! Both of them have a very real sense of humor. Came here as a Jon fan, left as a Lucy fan”
Praise for To Hull and Back
“delightful sitcom pilot, a cross between a Victoria Wood sketch and a Mike Leigh film”