Lucy’s background is in TV production, where she worked in development and as a script editor. Now she’s a writer, she wishes she’d been nicer to them when she had the chance.
Her sitcom pilot Clinkers was chosen for the BBC Script Room Scheme, and her radio comedy Sweet Lady was shortlisted for the BBC Writers’ Prize. Lucy had sketches in series 1 and 2 of The Show What You Wrote (Radio 4).
Lucy wrote five episodes of Hank Zipzer (CBBC), and also script edited series one. She storylined and polished series two and three and polished the feature length Hank’s Christmas Catastrophe. (CBBC)
She also provided additional material for The Kennedys (BBC 1) and for three fast turn around political comedies, Ballot Monkeys (C4), Power Monkeys (C4) and Election Spy (BBC 2)
Lucy has written episodes for Danger Mouse (CBBC) and several Aardman series including Shaun The Sheep. Lucy has also written numerous episodes for Channel X/CBBC series So Awkward, series 2-6, and three episodes of the latest series Still So Awkward. Her episode The Kiss (S2) was nominated for Best Comedy in the RTS North West Awards and Best Comedy at the BAFTA Children’s Awards 2017 and Let’s Talk About Love (S4), also for Best Comedy, at the BAFTA Children’s Awards 2019.
Recently, Lucy has written two episodes of her original series Backbone for Channel X, and two episodes for Nickelodeon’s live action comedy Goldies Oldies. She wrote three episodes of tween adventure series Theodosia for Cottonwood Media.
She is currently writing a feature script based on her original idea Mr Hollywood for Komixx. Lucy has co-created Riddleswick for CBBC/Channel X, and is currently writing an additional script for the series.
Lucy also occasionally sells her soul to advertising, co-writing Nike’s 2014 World Cup advert and producing some truly ground breaking work for the PG Tips monkey.
Lucy Guy is represented by Frances Arnold