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Lucy Robinson (actress)

Lucy Robinson
Born Lucy Jane Robinson
(1968-09-07) 7 September 1968
Worthing, West Sussex, England, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 1991–present
Spouse(s) Nicholas Murchie (m. 1999–present)

Lucy Jane Robinson (born 7 September 1968 in Worthing, West Sussex) is a British actress working mostly in television. She is married to the actor Nicholas Murchie.

Her roles include Louisa Hurst in Pride and Prejudice (1995), Robyn Duff in the fifth 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 Jayne in the film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason and Frau Clovis, secretary to the Duke of Manhattan, in the Doctor Who episode "New Earth". Playing Mrs. Hurst in BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Mrs. Elton in the 1996 TV adaptation of Emma also adds to her list of roles on the widescreen. She also 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.

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 includes e.g. Lydia Gwilt in Wilkie Collins' Armadale.

Her father was the journalist and presenter Robert Robinson.[3]


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

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