Lucy beaumont

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 she has recently 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?.

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 in which Jonny Vegas made an appearance, which went on to be developed into a pilot for Radio 2 starring Maureen Lipman and Norman Lovett. To Hull and Back has now been commissioned for a full series. She is currently developing two other shows with BBC Radio 4. 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,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.