Mistakenly believing her to be dead, Barker undertakes a long string of murders, with the ultimate goal of killing Turpin in order to avenge the destruction of his family. (** Cut from 2007 film), Learn how and when to remove these template messages, explain the fiction more clearly and provide non-fictional perspective, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lucy_Barker&oldid=989576866, Articles needing additional references from September 2011, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia introduction cleanup from September 2011, Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from September 2011, All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify, Articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction from September 2011, All articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Everyone assumes she died, but at the end we find out that she didnt die,but became the lady who is always on teh streets begging for change. Downstairs, after Todd has killed Judge Turpin, Lovett recognizes Lucy's body and scrambles to get rid of her. • The String of Pearls (1847), a melodrama by George Dibdin Pitt that opened at Hoxton's Britannia Theatre and billed as "founded on fact". 2 0. FanSpeculation. Punk Princess. She was raped by the judge and all the other guests just stood there, watched them and laughed! This is not the case, however: Lucy arrives at Turpin's masquerade ball, where he drugs and rapes her. Various versions of the tale were staples of the British theatre for the rest of the century. Filter via Flair. 1 decade ago. Soon afterward, Turpin rapes her, so she then poisons herself with arsenic. Lucy Barker was Benjamin Barker's wife and while he was arrested, she was raped by Judge Turpin, which drove her to attempt suicide by poisoning. She survives, but goes insane and disappears to live as a poor beggar, surviving on alms. They are happily married and have a new baby, Johanna. Mad Sweeney is a down on his luck leprechaun who has a hard time understanding how he lost his charm and way. Turpin agrees but, once he is seated, Sweeney reveals his true identity and brutally murders him, violently stabbing him in the neck repeatedly before finally slashing his throat. She was portrayed by Laurasia Michelle Kelly in the 2007 film adaptation. Star Wars. Julie Orlando played Lucy in the 2008 Prince George adaptation. Turpin lusts after Lucy, and has Barker falsely arrested and exiled so that he can have her to himself. She cannot remember anything from her past and therefore shows no bitterness towards Turpin. Rule 1 - Don't be a jerk. Although she survives, she is left mentally insane from it. "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd (Prologue)" (with Company)**, "No Place Like London" (with Anthony and Todd)*, "Johanna (Quartet)" (with Anthony, Todd and Johanna)*, "City on Fire/Searching" (with Company, Anthony/Todd, Mrs. Lovett and Johanna)*, "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd (Epilogue)" (with Company)**, This page was last edited on 19 November 2020, at 20:07. It's okay to dislike a theory but it's not okay to dislike a person because they don't agree with you, so please treat people with respect.. For more information, please read our in-depth policy on this rule.. Rule 2 - Please provide evidence. Lucy shows evident distaste for Mrs. Lovett, calling her a witch and constantly hanging around her meat pie shop. There was a barber and his wife and she was beautiful. Always up for a good fight, Sweeney is never deprived while in the employment of Mr. Wednesday. Meta. Benjamin Barker’s sin was “foolishness” for having a beautiful wife and being unaware of the “cruelties of men”. During the movie, Lucy wanders as a beggar woman. Todd enters and discovers that he had just killed his beloved wife, whereupon Lovett concedes that she lied to him because she was in love with him. It seems that their plan goes as plan, but only the beggar woman notices that something is wrong. She is the faithful and loving wife of Benjamin Barker and mother of Johanna Barker, whose life is destroyed by the evil Judge Turpin, who exiles her husband in order to have her all to himself.