Award-winning actor and solo artist Lucie Jones first came to prominence when she reached the finals of ITV’s The X Factor, way back in 2009. Following her success on the TV show, Lucie embarked on the 56-date sell out national arena tour with her fellow contestants.
Her career since then has been on a continuous upwards trajectory, performing all over the world as a solo artist and in many musical theatre productions to great success.
As a presenter, Lucie has her own weekly show on Magic at the Musicals, under the Magic FM brand. She has guest-presented for BBC Radio 2 and as a TV presenter, she has worked as a host for MTV and VH1.
In 2023, Lucie originated the role of Jenna Rink in 13 Going on 30 the Musical, at the Battersea Arts Centre and reprised her performance in the role of Fantine in Les Miserables at Sondheim Theatre, London, following a successful run in the role in the staged concert of Les Miserables, 2021.
Some of Lucie’s other theatre roles include Katie in Superyou (Lyric Theatre, London), Elphaba in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre London- What's on stage award winner for best take over, Westend Wilma award winner for Best Takeover), Jenna in Waitress (London Adelphi Theatre & No1 UK tour- Westend Wilma award winner for Best Actress), Heidi in Title Of Show (Coliseum, London), Maureen in RENT (The Other Palace and UK Tour), Elle Woods in Legally Blonde (Leicester Curve, UK Tour, and South Korea Opera House: Winner of the Daegu International Music Festival’s Best Actress in a Musical Award), Cosette in Les Misérables, (Queen’s Theatre London and 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena), Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida), Molly in Ghost (International Tour), Emily in A Christmas Carol (Lyceum) Ghost of Christmas Past in Christmas Carol (Dominion) and Lou in Girlfriends (Bishopsgate Institute – all for LMTO), Meatloaf in We Will Rock You (World Arena Tour) and Holly in The Wedding Singer (UK Tour).
Lucie has also acted on screen, and her catalogue of TV work includes roles in Midsomer Murders and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
In 2017, Lucie Jones was approached by a panel of record label executives and BBC producers to take part in the UK live televised final of Eurovision: You Decide, for a chance to represent the United Kingdom at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine.
Lucie was delighted to win the public vote and subsequently released her first solo single and music video for her song Never give up on you. She performed at the live final to a worldwide audience of over 300 million viewers. The final result was the best the UK had received in eight years.
In 2020, Lucie performed a live solo concert to a sell-out audience at London’s Adelphi Theatre. Accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, the concert was recorded for a live album- Lucie Jones- Live at The Adelphi.
In 2021, Lucie performed a sell out concert at Her Majesty's Theatre London and another at St Davids Hall Cardiff with her live band- Lucie Jones at Christmas.
In 2022, Lucie performed an extremely successful run as Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. During her run, she won multiple awards for her performance including the prestigious public voted What’s On Stage award for best take-over in a role.
In 2023, Lucie Jones performed a sell out UK tour with The Full Tone Orchestra. She also performed a headline outdoor festival with The Welsh Film Orchestra, duetted with Ronan Keating at the London Palladium for Magic at Christmas and guest duetted on ITV's Britain’s got Talent- The Final with Susan Boyle amongst many other press and television engagements.
In December 2023, Lucie launched the Lucie Jones Academy, which runs workshops and training sessions for young theatre hopefuls and professionals.