Lucy Gaskell

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Lucy Gaskell
Born (1980-07-10) 10 July 1980 (age 39)
Wigan, England
Alma materRoyal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Years active2002–present
Mark Bonnar (m. 2007)

Lucy Gaskell (born 10 July 1980) is a British actress. She studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1998.


Gaskell made her professional stage debut in the Oxford Stage Company's production of The Cherry Orchard which toured the UK in June/July 2003. Gaskell was nominated for the Best Newcomer 2003 award by the Royal Television Society for her role in Cutting It.

Gaskell is known for the roles of Ruby Ferris in the BBC1 drama series Cutting It and Kirsty Clements in Casualty. She has also appeared in television and in theatre in numerous roles including Waking the Dead, Holby City, and Where the Heart Is. Other recent roles include Kathy Costello Nightingale in the 2007 Doctor Who episode "Blink" and Judy in Lesbian Vampire Killers. In 2010 she began a recurring role in the BBC horror drama Being Human as Sam, the love interest of main character George. From 2010 to 2011, she starred in Casualty, playing nurse Kirsty Clements, starring alongside schoolfriend Georgia Taylor, who plays Dr Ruth Winters. When she joined Casualty she said in interviews that she was contracted indefinitely, but her pregnancy meant that she left after only one year.

Personal life[edit]

Gaskell has been married to actor Mark Bonnar since 28 December 2007. They have two children: Martha, born July 2011, and Samuel, born June 2015.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Last Drop Benitta
Rolling the Dice: Adapting the Game to the Screen Herself Video Documentary Short
2009 Lesbian Vampire Killers Judy
2015 All the Ordinary Angels Mimi
2018 Final Score Rachel


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Where the Heart Is Jeanette Bryant 1 Episode
Holby City Joanne Townsend
RI:SE Herself
2002-04 Cutting It Ruby Ferris 18 Episodes
2004 From Bard to Verse Herself Unknown
GMTV 1 Episode
Waking the Dead Fay Harding 2 Episodes
2005 Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God Ormaline Television Movie
2006 Vincent Dawn Rice 1 Episode
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Constantia
2007 Nuclear Secrets Genia Peierls
Director's Debut Eve Warner
Doctor Who Kathy Nightingale
Blue Murder Gunner Tracey Ruff
Sarah Parish's Story: Director's Debut Herself Television Movie Documentary
2008 Holby Blue Anna 1 Episode
2009 Paradox Katie
Whatever It Takes Fiona Television Movie
2010 Coming Up Hayley 1 Episode
Being Human Sam 4 Episodes
2010-11 Casualty Kirsty Clements 45 Episodes
2012 Misfits Lola 3 Episodes
2013 Great Night Out Mandy 2 Episodes
Crossing Lines Fox 1 Episode
2015 Suspects Natalie Granger
2016 DCI Banks Rachel Li 2 Episodes
2017 Ransom Aunt Gina 1 Episode

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Fable III Additional Voices (Voice)



Other work[edit]


  1. ^ Gibb, Bill (11 January 2017). "Mark Bonnar on Unforgotten and stepping into the shoes of a legend for Porridge remake". The Sunday Post.

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