Lucy Foster

Writer / Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Lucy took part in the Royal Court's Introduction to Playwriting Scheme (2014) and is a graduate of the Creative Writing programme at Warwick University.  

As a member of Stonewall Youth, she produced a short film on homophobic bullying, which placed third in a Stonewall Anti-Homophobia Conference and was shown at the BFI in 2008/09.

She has had rehearsed readings at the NT Studio and Greenwich Theatre. Her first full length play as a writer, LOBSTER, opened at Theatre503 in 2018.

Lucy is the Co-Artistic Director of Snapper Theatre. Their latest show THOMAS, which Lucy directed, was featured as one of The Evening Standard's 'Must See' shows at VAULT Festival 2019.

In 2019 Lucy was announced as the winner of the Alpine Fellowship, a prize for writers, visual artists and playwrights.

In Development

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SCREEN

WISH NO EVIL

Binocular

spec TV pilot in development

THEATRE

HONEY

A two-act piece of feminist horror theatre, entitled HONEY

THE CHILDREN OF LIR

Musical adaptation of the Irish folk tale in development with composer Jo Walker

Theatre

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AS WRITER

ROLL, PLAY

2019

Alpine Fellowship

Dir. Nick Blood
Original play commission

LOBSTER

2018

Snapper Theatre / Theatre503

Transfer of 2017 Catalyst Festival production
Dir. Kayla Feldman

APRIL, MAY, JUNE

2017

Old Red Lion

Part of Shortswave, a showcase of short plays from the Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Programme alumni.

THE NEWS

2015

Bread and Roses

As Writer/ Director
Part of Shortswave, a showcase of short plays from the Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Programme alumni.

LADYLOGUES

2015

Tristan Bates Centre

Commissioned to write a monologue as part of the Thelma’s “Ladylogues”, an evening of monologues written by and for women

AS DIRECTOR

HEAR ME OUT

2019

Camden People's Theatre / Snapper

By Kayla Feldman

THOMAS

2019

Snapper Theatre / VAULT Festival

By Robbie Curran

THE KNIGHT FROM NOWHERE / THE BELLS

2015

Park Theatre

*Nominated for Best Director at Off West End 'Offies'

Other

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ELIZA (workshop)

2019

LEH Write the Girl

New play workshopped as part of the LEH Write the Girl initiative.

DRAMATURG

2019

Maiden Speech Festival

THOMAS

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Younger Theatre 

"Director Lucy Foster manages to create a relaxed performance, which has all the emotional turmoil of a West-End drama."

Featured as one of The Evening Standard's 'Must See' shows of VAULT Festival 2019 

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Love London Love Culture

"Warm, touching, thought-provoking, sure to educate, entertain and bring a tear to the eye."