Lucy Akhurst

Lucy Akhurst (born 18 November 1975, in London) is an English actress, writer and director who has been working mainly in television since the 1990s. She starred alongside Neil Morrissey in The Vanishing Man and then came to prominence in a lead role in 1999's ITV seven-part drama Wonderful You.

Lucy Akhurst
Lucy Akhurst-Webster

(1975-11-18) 18 November 1975
London, England, UK
Spouse(s)Charles Thomas Oldham

She appeared as Tim's (Simon Pegg) girlfriend for four episodes of UK comedy Spaced and also guest-starred as a zombie in Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's comedy film Shaun of the Dead.

She also appeared in the 2004 series of the BBC's Monarch of the Glen.

More recently she wrote, produced and starred in Every Seven Years a short film that has won several awards. She also directed, co-produced and had a small part in the independent British film Morris: A Life with Bells On, written, co-produced by and starring her husband Chaz Oldham.[1][2] She wrote an article in The Daily Mail about her experiences in making the film.[3]

Akhurst provided the voiceovers for EastEnders in March 2009 for the Mitchell family storyline.

Selected filmography


  1. "A leap of faith". The Northern Echo. 26 September 2009. Archived from the original on September 30, 2012. Retrieved 2010-07-05.
  2. Xan Brooks (1 October 2009). "The DIY films that vanish without trace". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-07-05.
  3. Lucy Akhurst (17 January 2009). "I thought Morris dancing was weird ... Now I know it's the most fun you can have with bells on". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 2010-07-05.
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