Lucy Briers led a discussion on Mental Wellbeing and Being an Actor. She looked at strategies that can be used to help protect and strengthen actors as they build a career.

About Lucy


Lucy’s numerous theatre credits include Wild East (Young Vic), Forty Years On, The Seagull and Ivanov (Chichester Festival Theatre), Show Boat (Sheffield Crucible and New London), Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies (RSC, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Aldwych and Winter Garden Theatre, New York); Top Girls (Chichester Festival Theatre and Trafalgar Studios), Behud (Soho Theatre), Bedroom Farce and Miss Julie (Rose Theatre),  Private Fears in Public Places and Just Between Ourselves (Royal & Derngate Theatre), Ivanov (Donmar Warehouse and Wyndhams), Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Norwich Theatre Royal), Some Kind of Bliss (Trafalgar Studios and Brits Off-Broadway), Ship of Fools (Theatre 503), Catch (Royal Court Theatre), The Voysey Inheritance (National), The Winter’s Tale (Southwark Playhouse), Musik (Arcola Theatre), The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick), Cloud Nine, Don Juan and Teeth’n’Smiles (Crucible Theatre), Electra (Gate Theatre), Spike (Nuffield Theatre), Keepers (Hampstead Theatre),  As You Like It (Sheffield Crucible and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre), All That Trouble That We Had (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), The Rivals (Nottingham Playhouse), Henry IV: I & II (Old Vic), Othello (New Victoria Theatre), The Entertainer (Birmingham Rep Theatre and West Yorkshire Playhouse) and The Tempest (Salisbury Rep Theatre).

Lucy’s television includes Gentleman Jack, Victoria, Mrs Wilson, Press, Father Brown, Count Arthur Strong, Our Girl, Dark Matters, DCI Banks, The Thick of It, The Night Watch, Midsomer Murders, 2012, Doctors, Einstein and Eddington, The Green Green Grass, Genie in the House, Rough Crossings, Silent Witness, Bonkers, Broken News, Bodies, Poirot: The Hollow, Fathers and Sons, The Bill, Beast, Wives and Daughters, Dangerfield, Imogen’s Face, Game On, Unfinished Business, Casualty, Only You, Pride & Prejudice, Unnatural Causes, Screaming, The Ten Percenters, Brittas Empire, Red Dwarf, A Masculine Ending and Blackheath Poisonings.

Her films include Genius, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and The Children of Men.

Radio includes Kerry’s List, Bottle On The Shore, Poetry Please, Book At Bedtime, With Great Pleasure, The Making Of A Marchioness, Half Sisters, Mary Mary, Between The Ears, Daughters Of Britannia, Henry IV: I and II, Last Of The Barsetshire Chronicles, Words And Music, Zazie Dans Le Metro and The Recruiting Officer.