Lucy is a hugely talented stand-up, comedy actress and writer. She is best known for starring in and writing the fictional sitcom of her marriage Meet the Richardsons (Dave). Her performance was nominated for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme at this year’s BAFTAs. The show won Best Comedy Programme at the Broadcast Digital Awards and has been commissioned for a fifth series. The Times has described it as a “gently revealing and rewarding drama”. She is currently starring as one of the contestants for Taskmaster (Channel 4) series 16. Alongside this, she is currently on sale with her new stand-up show The Trouble and Strife and will be touring dates across the UK.
Last year Lucy created and co-wrote Hullraisers which is a six-part female led comedy series which launched on Channel 4 in spring 2022 – “Hullraisers is unapologetic. It’s laugh out loud. It’s real” (Refinery29). This year, she hosted Channel 4’s new Friday night panel show Odd Couples and was praised as “uproariously funny and highly relatable” by the Radio Times. In 2021 she also published a book with Octopus Publishing entitled Drinking Custard: The Diary of A Confused Mum.
As well as a burgeoning TV career, Lucy has had success on stage and on radio. She is the writer and star of BBC Radio 4’s To Hull and Back 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 winner of The BBC New Comedy Award and the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer. Lucy’s first book Drinking Custard: The Diary of a Confused Mum was published by Octopus Publishing in 2021.
She has appeared on numerous entertainment shows; Have I Got News For You (BBC1), The Chris & Rosie Ramsey Show (BBC1), Celebrity Bake Off (C4), Would I Lie To You (BBC), Ranganation (BBC), Guessable (Dave), Celebrity Gogglebox (C4), Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave), One Night In… (C4), Artsnight (BBC2), Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier (Dave), Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (Dave), QI (BBC2), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Jonathan Ross Show (ITV), The One Show (BBC1), Cats Does Countdown (C4), What’s Going to Kill Us (C5) and Live At The Electric (BBC Three).
Visit Lucy’s website at: www.lucybeaumont.com
Follow Lucy on Twitter: @lucybeaumont
Follow Lucy on Instagram: @the_one_from_hull