Lucy Porter

Comedian

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Comedian Lucy Porter is a regular on TV and radio – appearing on Mock the WeekHave I Got News for YouNever Mind the Buzzocks and assorted Radio 4 panel shows.  She remains amongst the most sought-after comedy writers in Britain and was one of the lead writers on ITV1's prime-time Sunday night satirical animation series 'Headcases'. She's been responsible for turning Dames Helen Mirren and Judi Dench into mouthy Croydon girls, Robert Mugabe into a West Country farmer and Angelina Jolie into an evil sweatshop gangmaster. Lucy has travelled internationally with her stand-up – taking in the far East (including shows in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Macau and Manila), Switzerland and Paris. This year Lucy has also moved into the world of film and she (along with Green Wing writers Fay Rusling and Oriane Messina) has a feature script (working title Queen of Comedy) on the development slate at leading Brit film company Warp X.