About Lucy Coward

About Lucy Coward

Lucy Coward

Lucy is not only a presenter but a journalist and voiceover artist.

    • A bright, recent addition to the Classic FM presenting team, Lucy is also known to millions as a newsreader and reporter for Classic FM, LBC 97.3 and the Heart and Capital radio networks.

    • Lucy was born in Redhill, Surrey, and studied drama at the University of Hull before completing an MA in Radio at Goldsmiths College, London.

    • One of Lucy's finest performances was playing Aladdin in panto. (Oh yes it was).

    • She started her radio career at Kestrel FM in Basingstoke as a presenter and newsreader before moving to be a newsreader and editor for Heart and LBC 97.3. In 2009, she began editing and reading news bulletins for Classic FM.

    • Lucy's work as a journalist has taken her from Chicago for Barack Obama’s inaugural election to Buckingham Palace for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

    • Lucy also reported live from a boat during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames to celebrate her 60 year reign.

    • Holst’s The Planets turned Lucy on to classical music when she was a young girl.

    • She is also an enthusiastic explorer, a keen snowboarder, sailor and baker.

Did you know?

Lucy learned to play the piano at her Grandmother’s house. Every Saturday morning she used to go there to pound out her scales and grade pieces. She wasn’t a great pupil, always trying to avoid sight-reading and wanting to play her own compositions instead.