Lucy Montgomery (actress)
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24 January 1975 |
Lucy Montgomery (born 24 January 1975) is an English comedienne, actress and writer, best known for her radio and television work.
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 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 had various roles in The Life of Rock with Brian Pern and Harry and Paul's History of BBC 2.
|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|
|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"|
|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|
|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 ||Various||2 episodes|
- Badly Dubbed Porn | Show | Comedy Central UK and Ireland
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- BC 2 50th Birthday Special