Lucy Hutchinson (actress)
Hutchinson, August 2015
18 July 2003|
Lucy Hutchinson (born 18 July 2003) is an English child actress from Sanderstead, Croydon. Her first acting experience came in the 2008 film Dustbin Baby, based on Jacqueline Wilson's 2001 novel of the same name. In Dustbin Baby, she played the younger version of the lead character April, seen in flashbacks. Hutchinson was five at the time of filming, and was described by director Juliet May as "one of the most remarkable five year olds I have ever met", saying that "it's like she's not acting at all". Prior to her appearance in Dustbin Baby, Hutchinson had attended a local drama group for children, and was signed up with an agency. Her father said that she got the role because "she was the right face in the right place ... She was incredibly lucky but that doesn't deter from how well she did in getting it."
After the release of Dustbin Baby, Hutchinson played roles in British television programmes EastEnders, Doc Martin and Psychoville. Her film debut came when she filmed scenes for the American film Prometheus, in which she played a younger version of the main character, Elizabeth Shaw. Director Ridley Scott considers the scenes critical for providing insight into Elizabeth's motivations. Hutchinson said "It was really good and I think the experience was great for me as well. It was filming at Pinewood, it is such a big place and that showed me what other sets were being built there which was good. I have never really been to a big set before, I just thought 'wow'. I know it was a big scene, Ridley Scott told me it was a really big scene. I was quite confident and just thought 'yeah I am going to do this'."
Hutchinson subsequently made appearances on radio, stage and television, including roles in Little Crackers, The Politician's Husband, Not Going Out and Inside No. 9. She has main roles Dani's Castle and the BBC comedy The Kennedys.
Film and television
|2008||Dustbin Baby||Young April Johnson||TV film|
|2009||EastEnders||Stacey Slater's imaginary daughter||3 episodes|
|2011||Psychoville||Chloe Groves||3 episodes|
|2011||Doc Martin||Ella||Episode: "Don't Let Go"|
|2012||Prometheus||Young Elizabeth Shaw||Feature film|
|2012||The Poison Tree||Young Biba||TV film|
|2012||Little Crackers||Young Rebecca Front||Episode: "Rebecca Front's Little Cracker: Rainy Days & Mondays"|
|2013||The Politician's Husband||Ruby Hoynes||3 episodes|
|2013||Not Going Out||Nancy||Episode: "Magic"|
|2014||Terry and Brenda||Kelly||Short film|
|2014||Inside No. 9||Tamsin||Episode: "Last Gasp"|
|2015||Mr. Bean||Little Girl||Comic Relief special sketch: "Funeral"|
|2015||Dani's Castle||Leonie||Main role|
|2015||The Kennedys||Emma||Main role|
|2016||Casualty||Chloe||1 episode "The Best Day of My Life"|
|2013||To Kill a Mockingbird - Play||Scout||Play won the 2014 Samuel French Best Play Revival WhatsOnStage Award|
|2013-2014||Emil and The Detectives - Play||Pony|
|2014–present||Home Front||Jessie Moore||Longlisted for 2015 Best Actor or Actress in a Debut Role BBC Audio Drama Award|
|2014||Dangerous Visions||Anna||Radio 4 drama; episode "The Illustrated Man"|
|2015||Earthsea||Serret||Radio 4 adaptation of Earthsea; episode 1, "Shadow"|
|2015||All Those Women||Emily||Radio 4 drama; main role|
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- Lucy Hutchinson at the Internet Movie Database
- Lucy Hutchinson at A&J Management
- Advert for "Goodfella's Pizza Fairy Everyday" featuring Lucy Hutchinson
- Advert for "Amazon Kindle Kids TV Commercial UK" with Lucy Hutchinson