Biog & Press

Lucy is a hugely talented comedy actress and writer. She was nominated in 2014  for Best Newcomer at the Fosters Comedy Awards for her debut show ‘We Can work it Out’. In 2012 she was the winner of The BBC New Comedy Award and won the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer. Lucy was a finalist in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2013 and in August 2011 she was also ranked joint third in the Gilded Balloon‘s nationwide stand-up comedy competition So You Think You’re Funny?.

Lucy has appeared in series 2 of Live At The Electric on BBC Three,  The Edinburgh Comedy Fest, BBC 3, Comedy Central’s Live at The Comedy Store and Dave’s ‘As Yet Untiled with Alan Davies.  Lucy  performed her own show for BBC Radio 4 titled To Hull and Back in which Johnny Vegas made an appearance and she is currently developing a show with BBC Radio sitcom for Radio 4 due to the success of her Radio 2 pilot (also named To Hull and Back ) starring Maureen Lipman and Norman Lovett.

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, DilemmaThe 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‘Heart-poundingly performed’ The Times.

She is currently performing on the London stand-up circuit and touring her solo show nationally. Her Radio 4 Sitcom will be aired in the autumn of 2015.

PRESS QUOTES

‘Devastating comic timing’
The Stage

‘The next Victoria Wood in the making’
Arthur Smith

‘The stage Beaumont is a riot!’
The Scotsman

‘A star is born’
Steve Bennett, Chortle