Lucy is a professional performer and highly qualified teacher who trained at the Italia Conti Academy in London for 7 years where she was twice nominated and won the Academy’s Presigious Singing Award.
Lucy has worked successfully as a professional actress, singer and dancer and can be remembered for her role as the feisty Abbey in ‘Brookside’. Lucy has appeared in West End musicals & UK tours having made her West End debut at the age of 9. Shows & Plays include ‘Annie’, ‘Jane Eyre’, ‘Rock Heaven’, ‘Whistle Down the Wind’,‘You never Can tell’ , ‘Game Pie’ ‘Charley’s Aunt’, ‘Hitting Home’, ‘Metropolis’ at The Picadilly Theatre, ‘The Ragged Child’ at The National Theatre ( in which she played Jude Law’s younger sister!) as well as appearing in a total of 5 Royal Variety Performances at The Dominion and The Palladium Theatres. Lucy has also toured Europe as lead vocalist and dancer in ‘The Best of Broadway’. TV commercials include featured parts for ‘Kellogs Frosties’, ‘Co-Op’, ‘Morrisons’, ‘T-Mobile’, ‘LG’ , ‘Cool-Aid’ , ‘DFS’, as well as Laura Ashley, Brook Hair Extensions & BHS’s photographic campaigns. As well as Brookside, Lucy was a series regular for two years in Live TV’s daily soap ‘Agony’ .
Other TV roles include ‘The Return of the Psammead’ BBC, ‘Uncle Jack’ BBC, ‘The Home’ C4, ‘The Bill’ ITV, ‘Crime Watch’ BBC ,‘Step into Ballet’ for DVD &‘Deja Vu’ with Paul Nicholas and Sue Holderness. Lucy also had a No 1. hit single in the U.K. dance charts in 1999 with ‘Happiness Happening’ and has appeared in no less than 14 No. 1 Pantomimes as principal girl playing the roles of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, Princess Jill in Jack & the Beanstalk, Wendy In Peter Pan, Alice Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington & Gerda in The Snow Queen. Lucy can be heard as a vocalist & actress on soundtracks including ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ ,’Metropolis’ and ‘The Ragged Child’ for First Night Records, ‘Dreaming’ Abbey Road Studios and as an actress on ‘Longmans Language audio’s’, ‘Williams War’ and ‘Gizmo Lewis Fairly Secret Agent’for BBC radio.
Throughout her career Lucy has been delighted to perform alongside actors including Johnny Lee Miller, Paul Nicholas, Bernard Cribbins, Lesley Joseph, Linda Robson, Barbara Windsor, Christopher Biggins,Bonnie Langford, Anita Dobson, The Chuckle Brothers, Wayne Sleep, Brian Conelly and Take That. Lucy was lead vocalist for two years with successful London Show band ‘Caprice’ and has performed at prestigious venues across London’s West End including Cafe Royal & The Savoy.
Lucy has been teaching children for over 15 years and is an associate LAMDA teacher as well as having QTLS (Qualified teaching & learning status). She has choreographed professional pantomimes and children’s variety shows and is Speech and Drama teacher at Old Palace School in Croydon. Lucy has been invited to numerous schools to run workshops for teachers striving to bring drama in to the national curriculum. She is an experienced adjudicator having judged for the National Competition ‘Festival for Stars’ , ‘Brownie X-Factor!’,’Studio Fix’ and most recently Lucy has been invited to join the judging panel of the Red Cross’s Nationwide dance competition ‘Dance Make Your Move!’
In 2011 Lucy was invited to meet Boris Johnson as a result of All the Arts fantastic work with young people. Having worked professionally for so many years in the industry, Lucy has been able to use her many contacts to provide opportunities for her students. Lucy’s debut book ‘Boost your child’s confidence using drama techniques‘ is now available on line at Amazon or at leading bookstores.