Lucy Beaumont makes her first public appearance since announcing separation from husband Jon Richardson as she arrives for stand-up show in Cardiff

Lucy Beaumont makes her first public appearance since announcing separation from husband Jon Richardson as she arrives for stand-up show in Cardiff

Lucy Beaumont was pictured arriving at her stand up show in Cardiff in the first sighting since she announced her divorce from husband Jon Richardson.

The comedian, 40, was spotted outside the Sherman Theatre, just days after she and Jon, also 41, jointly announced their separation in a statement on Friday.

During the outing, Lucy was wearing a tan jacket with skinny jeans and heeled boots and carried a WHSmith carrier bag.

It comes days after her estranged husband Jon made his first solo outing on Sunday, at a family screening event of the Bluey episode The Sign in London.

Their statement confirmed that the comedy couple are divorcing after nine years of marriage.

Lucy Beaumont was pictured arriving at her stand up show in Cardiff in the first sighting since she announced her divorce from husband Jon Richardson

Lucy Beaumont was pictured arriving at her stand up show in Cardiff in the first sighting since she announced her divorce from husband Jon Richardson

The comedian, 40, was spotted outside the Sherman Theatre, just days after she and Jon, also 41, jointly announced their separation in a statement on Friday

The comedian, 40, was spotted outside the Sherman Theatre, just days after she and Jon, also 41, jointly announced their separation in a statement on Friday

It comes days after her estranged husband Jon made his first solo outing on Sunday, at a family screening event of the Bluey episode The Sign in London.

It comes days after her estranged husband Jon made his first solo outing on Sunday, at a family screening event of the Bluey episode The Sign in London. 

His public appearances comes after his joint statement with Lucy on Friday, confirming the comedy couple are divorcing after nine years of marriage

His public appearances comes after his joint statement with Lucy on Friday, confirming the comedy couple are divorcing after nine years of marriage 

Jon and Lucy insisted the separation had been ‘amicable’ as they detailed their priority of putting their child first.

The pair have starred in ‘at home mockumentary’ show about their relationship, Meet The Richardsons, since it it first aired in 2020. Its fifth series began on Dave just last week on April 8.

In the show they play ‘exaggerated versions of themselves’, and make comedic jibes at each other.

A statement to the PA news agency read: ‘After 9 years of marriage, we would like to announce that we have separated.  

‘We have jointly and amicably made the difficult decision to divorce and go our separate ways.

‘As our only priority is managing this difficult transition for our daughter, we would ask that our privacy is respected at this sensitive time to protect her well-being. We will be making no further comment.’

The couple began dating in 2013 after meeting through fellow comedian Roisin Conaty, before tying the knot in April 2015 and welcoming their daughter in September the following year.

When Jon and Lucy have appeared together on TV together, they frequently made jokes about their relationship.

The couple have starred in Meet The Richardsons, which began in 2019, in which they play ‘exaggerated versions of themselves’ and also fronted Channel 4 panel show, Jon & Lucy’s Odd Couples, which featured celebrity couples last year. 

During the outing, Lucy was wearing a tan jacket with skinny jeans and heeled boots and carried a WHSmith carrier bag

During the outing, Lucy was wearing a tan jacket with skinny jeans and heeled boots and carried a WHSmith carrier bag

Lucy could be seen handing over something to a male companion - who may have been a member of her team

Lucy could be seen handing over something to a male companion – who may have been a member of her team

Jon arrived solo for a family screening event of the Bluey episode The Sign at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square, London

Jon arrived solo for a family screening event of the Bluey episode The Sign at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square, London

A statement to the PA news agency said: 'After 9 years of marriage, we would like to announce that we have separated. We have jointly and amicably made the difficult decision'

A statement to the PA news agency said: ‘After 9 years of marriage, we would like to announce that we have separated. We have jointly and amicably made the difficult decision’ 

‘At home mockumentary’ Meet The Richardsons, which airs on UKTV’s Dave with the fifth series starting this month, saw Lucy nominated for a BAFTA TV award in the female performance in a comedy programme category in 2023.

Lucy joked about divorcing Jon one year before the couple announced their split just one year before couple announced their split. 

The comedian, 40, made the foreboding comment during a joint appearance on Eight Out Of Ten Cats Does Countdown last year. 

Speaking on the Channel 4 show, host Jimmy Carr said: ‘Lucy and Jon are married.

‘So I know Lucy, everyone watching at home is dying to know… What made you decide to settle?’ 

Joking Lucy responded: ‘I don’t see this for life. Isn’t it a song – just passing through? Is it?’

Lucy and Jon are known for rowing in mockumentary Meet The Richardson's where they play exaggerated versions of themsleves (pictured 2023)

Lucy and Jon are known for rowing in mockumentary Meet The Richardson’s where they play exaggerated versions of themsleves (pictured 2023) 

‘Just passing through?’ Jimmy asked. 

She continued: ‘You meet in your life old souls, new souls… a***holes. Who knows what will happen in the future.’

Cutting in, Jon asked: ‘Are we breaking up now?’

The couple began dating in 2013 after meeting through fellow comedian Roisin Conaty, before tying the knot in April 2015 and welcoming their daughter in September the following year. 

Recalling their first meeting in her book, Drinking Custard: Diary of a Confused Mum, Lucy said they ‘hit it off’ straight away.

She explained how she had just moved to London to pursue a career in comedy when Roisin invited her to a gig at The Fighting Cocks in Kingston-upon-Thames. 

The couple began dating in 2013 after meeting through fellow comedian Roisin Conaty, before tying the knot in April 2015 and welcoming their daughter in September the following year

The couple began dating in 2013 after meeting through fellow comedian Roisin Conaty, before tying the knot in April 2015 and welcoming their daughter in September the following year 

‘I felt someone’s presence behind me. I nearly fainted; honestly my heart was beating like the clappers as I was sure Jon knew I fancied him,’ she wrote. 

Speaking in an interview with The Sunday Times, Lucy added: ‘It was quite symbolic as we have been fighting like cocks ever since.’

Two weeks after their first meeting at the gig, the duo went on to have their first date, writing in her memoir, she revealed ‘something quite weird happened.’

‘Jon dropped me off in his car to the train station and we swapped phone numbers,’ the comedian wrote. ‘Lo and behold, via Bluetooth, on his dashboard in big LED letters flashed ‘MY WIFE’. I have never got out of a car so fast.

‘I rang my friend Jackie and she told me very calmly that he must be a psychopath and to leave London immediately and come back and live in Hull with her again.’

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