Lu Corfield

Lucy "Lu" Corfield is a Welsh actress,[2] best known for playing Sarah in Sex Education and Mercy in Crazyhead.

Lu Corfield
Lucy Corfield

1979/1980 (age 39–40)[1]
Years active2005–present
Notable work
Rev. (2010–11)
Doctors (2011–14)
Crazyhead (2016)
Sex Education (2019)
Clink (2019–)


In April 2012 Corfield was nominated for Best Newcomer at The British Soap Awards for her role as Freya Wilson in Doctors.

In 2013 she received a nomination for Best Exit.

Corfield returned to Doctors in 2014 to play Freya's sister, Lois Wilson, and received a third British Soap Awards nomination - this time for Best On Screen Partnership with Danielle Henry.

Raised in Four Crosses near Llanfair Caereinion, Powys,[3] she became head girl at Welshpool High School.[4] Due to study English at university, she caught the acting bug through appearances with the Montgomeryshire Youth Theatre. After A-Levels, she approached Amnesty International to set up a theatre in education company, with which she toured for two years.[3] She then relocated to London and studied acting at RADA for three years.[5]

Since her graduation, Corfield has worked in both stage and television.

Television roles include Vera (TV series), Agatha Raisin, Game of Thrones, Candy Cabs, Rev, EastEnders, The Wrong Mans, Watson and Oliver, Stella, Holby City and Casualty.[2]

Video game roles include The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone and Everybody's Gone to the Rapture.

Her theatre work includes shows at The Royal Court Theatre, The Young Vic, Soho Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company and with Headlong Theatre.

Corfield is constantly campaigning to improve the rights and visibility of the LGBTQIA Community. She has appeared in the Diversity Role Models Calendar, to show her support towards the prevention of homophobic bullying in UK schools, and is a proud Patron of Pride Cymru.

She also appeared in The Green Party's 2014 and 2016 Party Political Broadcasts to show her support for the Party.

In April 2019, it was announced that Corfield was cast in new women's prison drama series, Clink,[6] which is the first-ever scripted drama commissioned for 5Star. She portrays the role of Joyce Edevan, a woman convicted of murdering her girlfriend. She appeared in all ten episode of the first series. It is currently not known if or when the series will return.



2008Consuming PassionAnti StudentTelevision film
2011Quiff and BootBootTelevision film
2011RandomJaneTelevision film
2011Isle of SpaggDuck (voice)Short film
2012The Woman in BlackJannet (voice)Uncredited
2012Sickness & DisabilityHR Manager (voice)Short film
2016Three Women Wait for DeathHesterShort film
2016FirecrackerLotteShort film
2016WyrdoesElsabShort film


2004, 2011–2014DoctorsLois Wilson, Freya Wilson143 episodes
2005, 2008Holby CityPaula Day, April Gallagher2 episodes
2005The Golden HourMandy AlsopEpisode: "Episode #1.3"
2007, 2009EastEndersPC Annie Young6 episodes
2009The BillLyn EmeryEpisode: "Backlash"
2009Comedy ShowcaseVarious CharactersEpisode: "Girl Friday"
2010–2011Rev.Gemma Harper5 episodes
2011Candy Cabs Big Pam3 episodes
2011, 2013, 2016CasualtyPC Penny Farraday, Susan Croft, Marie Gilbert3 episodes
2011ThreesomeLinda - Sperm Bank ReceptionistEpisode: "Episode #1.1"
2012–2013Watson & OliverVarious4 episodes
2013Quick CutsCustumerEpisode: "Episode #1.3"
2013The Wrong MansOperating NurseEpisode: "The Wrong Mans"
2014StellaOfficer Green3 episodes
2014The Dumping GroundNicky RichardsonEpisode: "GI Johnny"
2014Game of ThronesMole's Town Madam2 episodes
2015The Devil You KnowMary SibleyEpisode: "Pilot"
2015Count Arthur StrongPhil's FriendEpisode: "Stuck in the Middle"
2015Man DownQuizmasterEpisode: "The Health"
2015BullFelicityEpisode: "A Fine Example of a Victorian Chess Set (1865)"
2016Agatha RaisinJanine JuddleEpisode: "Witch of Wyckhadden"
2016CrazyheadMercy4 episodes
2017VeraJo TraversEpisode: "The Blanket Mire"
2018Silent WitnessJane Ronald2 episodes
2019Sex EducationSarah1 episode
2019–ClinkJoyce EdevanSeason 1 (10 episodes)

Video games

2015Everybody's Gone to the RaptureLizzie Graves
2015Tearaway UnfoldedFemale Gibberish
2015The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of StoneIris von Everoc


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