Lucy Montgomery (actress)

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Lucy Montgomery
Born England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Rhys Thomas

Lucy Montgomery is an English comedian, actress and writer, best known for her radio and television work.

Montgomery is married to fellow comedian Rhys Thomas. They and their two daughters, Polly (born 2008) and Rosie Rae (born 2010), live in London.[1]

Career[edit]

While at Cambridge University, Montgomery was a member of Footlights, an amateur theatrical club. Subsequently, she studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Montgomery built her career as one third of Comedy Theatre Company Population 3, along with James Bachman and Barunka O'Shaughnessy, and she appeared as a roving reporter for the comic television programme The Friday Night Project. Other television work has included Bo' Selecta!, The Mighty Boosh, and The IT Crowd.

Montgomery has been heard in several Radio 4 programmes, including the radio phone-in spoof Down the Line, Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends, The Way We Live Right Now, The Museum of Everything, The Department, Another Case of Milton Jones, The Party Line, Harry Hill's Ghost of a Christmas Present, The Pits, the Torchwood story "Lost Souls" and Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack (2010). She was also the voice of Jeanine and other female characters in the Animated Puppetoon children's television series A Town Called Panic.

In 2005, Montgomery began writing for and performing in the comedy sketch show Tittybangbang on BBC Three. The sketch comedy series also stars Debbie Chazen and has had three series, from 2005 to late 2007. She was in The Armstrong and Miller Show on BBC One, and Bellamy's People on BBC Two. She has also been on The Law of the Playground and The Wall on BBC Three, and produced a pilot for her own sketch show pilot for the BBC called The Full Montgomery which went on to run on Radio 4 for two series. She provided the voice of Destiny in Mongrels.

She voiced for the series Badly Dubbed Porn on Comedy Central.[2]

She has starred in many stage productions, including leads in record breaking and critically acclaimed Jerusalem with Mark Rylance at the Royal Court in 2009, the 2011-12 revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company at the Sheffield Crucible and Canvas at the Chichester Festival in 2012.

Montgomery appeared in the musical Viva Forever!, based on the music of the Spice Girls.[3]

Montgomery had various roles in The Life of Rock with Brian Pern and Harry and Paul's History of BBC 2.

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Notes
2000 A Town Called Panic Jeanine, additional voices Voice Only
2004 AD/BC: A Rock Opera Wise man TV
2005 Badly Dubbed Porn Various characters Voice
The Robinsons Amanda 1 episode
The Mighty Boosh Townswoman Episode: "The Priest and the Beast"
Tittybangbang Various characters Also writer
2006 Phobias The Pogonophobe
2007 Strutter Elkie Zpittvar 4 episodes
The Armstrong and Miller Show Various characters 13 episodes
2008 10 Days to War Natalie Fay Episode: "A Simple Private Matter"
Headcases Various
The IT Crowd April Episode: "The Speech"
The Wall Various/Charles Irons
2010 Bellamy's People of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Various Roles 8 episodes
Mongrels Destiny
The Stephen K. Amos Show Candi Carmel 1 episode
2011 Absolutely Fabulous Baron Episode: "Identity"
2014 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern Pepita
The Fast Show [4] Various 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: Rhys Thomas - Nobody's fool - Scotsman.com". Scotsman.com. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Badly Dubbed Porn | Show | Comedy Central UK and Ireland
  3. ^ "Cast". VivaForeverTheMusical.com. Archived from the original on October 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ BC 2 50th Birthday Special

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