Lucy Reynolds

Lucy Reynolds

Lucy is a teacher whose dream as a child was to be WWE Wrestling Champion. That dream is still alive.


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Why I ❤️ Eraserhead

David Lynch’s surrealist body horror is 40 this year. It’s an age-old tale of boy meets girl, has mutated baby... and Lucy Reynolds simply cannot get enough of it.
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Work of Fiction: Teaching

As schools go back, we open our new series by asking Lucy Reynolds how accurate fictional portrayals of teaching have been.
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Say “Jeez…”

These days most of us have a camera of sorts on us at all times. Doesn’t mean we have to use it though, does it? No, says Lucy Reynolds, particularly not in certain sensitive spaces.
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Binging: Toast of London

Think toast is just a breakfast vehicle for delicious toppings? Think again, says Lucy Reynolds, who can’t get enough of Matt Berry’s sitcom vehicle for delicious laughs.
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Standard Issue at the Cameo cinema

We’re doing a few events at the Edinburgh Fringe this year. One in particular has got Lucy Reynolds excited.
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Binging: The Mighty Boosh

A London exhibition of unseen Boosh goodies has just been announced, opening at Shoreditch’s Book Club on 20 October. Plenty of time to go on a journey through time and space with Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, says Lucy Reynolds.
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Review: Room

It’s a risk putting a child actor at the centre of a film, but one that paid off here, says Lucy Reynolds.
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Binging: Bottom (you bastards!)

So, you’ve finished The Wire, Breaking Bad and The Killing but you’re still hungry for more boxsets. Fear not, Standard Issue writers are on the case with some gems you might not yet have seen. Twenty years since its last series aired, Lucy Reynolds waxes joyous about the comedy punch in the balls that is Bottom.
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Binging: The Thick of It

So, you’ve finished The Wire, Breaking Bad and The Killing but you’re still hungry for more boxsets. Fear not, Standard Issue writers are on the case with some hidden gems you might not yet have seen. This week, Lucy Reynolds says, “Fuck it, watch The Thick of It.”
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Overly long yet strangely rushed

Being based on a bestselling novel and boasting a stellar cast should make Child 44 a sure-fire success. We sent Lucy Reynolds to see if it has.