Lucy is a hugely talented comedy actress and writer. In 2014, she was nominated for the Foster’s Newcomer Award with her debut Edinburgh show, We Can Twerk It Out. She was winner of The BBC New Comedy Award in 2012 and the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer in 2013. 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?.
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. In 2013, Lucy appeared on series 2 of Live At The Electric on BBC Three. She performed a pilot of her own show for BBC Radio 4 titled To Hull and Back which starred Maureen Lipman and Norman Lovett and she is currently developing two other shows with BBC Radio 4. To Hull and Back was commissioned for a full series in 2014 and TX’d in October 2015. This was recommissioned for a second series in December 2015. She also regularly appears as a guest on Rhod Gilbert’s podcast for BBC Radio Wales.
Lucy performed at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival as part of The Comedy Zone, the Fringe’s longest running and most prestigious new talent showcase.
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.
She is currently performing on the London stand-up circuit.
Praise for Lucy:
“Devastating comic timing”
“The next Victoria Wood in the making”
“The stage Beaumont is a riot!”
“A star is born”
Steve Bennett, Chortle
Praise for To Hull and Back:
“delightful sitcom pilot, a cross between a Victoria Wood sketch and a Mike Leigh film”
Visit Lucy’s website at: www.lucybeaumont.com
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