About Lucy Sheen
Lucy classically trained as an actor, at the renowned Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama (as it was known then) Alumni include Nerys Huges, Barbara Kellerman, Tom Baker & Gary Oldman to name just a few. Lucy graduated with a BA(Hons) in Theatre Arts.
Her first major professional acting role upon graduating Rose Bruford, was the lead in the ground breaking British feature film Ping Pong (86) director fellow countryman
Po Ch'h Leong.
Lucy's work covers both stage, screen, TV, radio, Voice Over, commercials, new-media and virtual reality.
She has worked at The Royal Exchange, The National, The RSC and The Bristol Old Vic to name but a few of the theatres Lucy has performed in. Lucy has worked with many of Britains top actors, including Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Ian Holm and Glenda Jackson. She has also worked along side the Oscar winning George Chakiris and more recently Brian Cranston.
Lucy's most recent theatre appliances have been at The Park in A Pupil and The Bunker in Unburied.
Commissioned by ArtsEd to write one of the two final year shows for their Acting BA students - they play had to be re-written entirely due to the pandemic and social distancing
Commissined by Moongate Productions - a collection of pieces in response to the rise of COVID19 racism towards people of East Asian heritage in the UK.
Lucy piece I AM NOT A VIRUS is the penultimate piece on the YouTube video
Lucy has been a guest lecturer at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama for both directorial students and writing students. Lucy has also guest lectured at Reading University, Brunel, NYC and The University of West London.
As a casting director the first film the Lucy cast was the award winning short film by Lotus Hannon Unseen
Lucy's second casting was for a very interesting and unique project IF a VR film.
Lucy casts with an eye to making your productions refelct the actuality of contemporary Britain and or historical diverse accuracy of a period drama. Lucy takes into account the racial mix of16th century London,1800s Britain or the roaring twenties. History that when applied to period dramas often goes ignored or is white-washed. So if you want to add historical or contemporary authenticity of demographics to your work contact Lucy