Lucy Robinson (actress)

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Lucy Robinson
Lucy Jane Robinson

1966 (age 52–53)
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)Nicholas Murchie (m. 1999–present)

Lucy Robinson is a British actress working mostly in television.

Her television roles include Louisa Hurst in Pride and Prejudice (1995), Robyn Duff in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth series of Cold Feet, Mayoress Christabel Wickham in season two of The Thin Blue Line and Pam Draper in Suburban Shootout. She has also played Frau Clovis, secretary to the Duke of Manhattan, in the Doctor Who episode "New Earth" and Mrs. Elton in the 1996 TV adaptation of Emma. She had a role as Harriet Burgess in EastEnders, and appeared in a single episode of BBC TV children's series Powers.[1] She has also appeared in ITV drama William and Mary as Mrs Rick, alongside Martin Clunes. She has more recently worked alongside Clunes in Doc Martin, in which she played cellist Holly.

On the wide screen she played Jayne in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, and Judith in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. On stage, in 2014, she played the part of 'Liz', (the younger of two versions of Queen Elizabeth II) in the Moira Buffini play Handbagged.[2] Lucy Robinson's roles as a voice actor include Lydia Gwilt in Wilkie Collins' Armadale.

Her father was the journalist and presenter Robert Robinson.[3] She is married to the actor Nicholas Murchie.


  1. ^ Action TV Online - Powers episode guide
  2. ^ 'Handbagged' programme. Vaudeville Theatre.
  3. ^ "Robinson, Lucy". BFI Film & TV Database. British Film Institute. Retrieved 6 October 2008.

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