Star Wars. Todd then shows up and Lucy begins to recognize him. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Finally, she is lured to Turpin's estate, led to believe that the judge feels responsible for her plight and wants to help her. Eventually, when Johanna is upstairs at the barber shop, Lucy pursues her up the stairs, believing Turpin's henchman Beadle Bamford to be in Todd's shop. Also, more tragically, while she knows Johanna's name, she does not remember the girl as her daughter. She survives, but goes insane and disappears to live as a poor beggar, surviving on alms. Mad Sweeney is a down on his luck leprechaun who has a hard time understanding how he lost his charm and way. Tim Burton really created another dark/gothic masterpiece!!! FanSpeculation. Sweeney Todd Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. "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. • The String of Pearls (1847), a melodrama by George Dibdin Pitt that opened at Hoxton's Britannia Theatre and billed as "founded on fact". Downstairs, after Todd has killed Judge Turpin, Lovett recognizes Lucy's body and scrambles to get rid of her. Johanna is Sweeney Todd and his wife Lucy's daughter, who was stolen from the barber many years ago by Judge Turpin who has taken her in as his ward. After the Judge raped her, he took her daughter, Johanna Barker, as his ward. 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. As will be seen, he is still idealistic and naive at the end of the movie. She was portrayed by Laurasia Michelle Kelly in the 2007 film adaptation. Lucy is also seen wandering around Sweeney's barbershop, her old home, which is a weak insinuation that she does have a bit of memory regarding her past. Meta. Although she survives, she is left mentally insane from it. Turpin lusts after Lucy, and has Barker falsely arrested and exiled so that he can have her to himself. When Benjamin Barker, under the alias of "Sweeney Todd", returns years later, Mrs. Lovett, who was in love with him, leads him to believe that Lucy is dead. Lucy ignores his advances, staying faithful to her husband, never once leaving home. 2 0. Finally, she is lured to Turpin's estate, led to believe that the judge feels responsible for her plight and wants to help her. The tracks were all composed by Stephen Sondheim. When he learns of their terrible fate he joins fortunes with Mrs. Lovett, the baker downstairs from his barbershop, and sets out to seek revenge. Amazing movie!!! 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. Source(s): sweeney todd 39 wife judge: https://tr.im/sFYZK. Stricken with remorse, Todd holds Lucy's body and allows Tobias Ragg to cut his throat, leaving them dead in each other's arms. She meets Anthony and during their brief acquaintance she tells him that Johanna is Judge Turpin's ward. Benjamin Barker’s sin was “foolishness” for having a beautiful wife and being unaware of the “cruelties of men”. Lucy ignores his advances, staying faithful to her husband, never once leaving home. The tracks include: (* Edited for 2007 film) Lucy Barker is the wife of Benjamin Barker, a barber in London's Fleet Street. In the musical Lucy Barker sings only one song by herself and many others with other characters. She was portrayed by Laurasia Michelle Kelly in the 2007 film adaptation. Soon afterward, Turpin rapes her, so she then poisons herself with arsenic. It seems more likely that the Sweeney Todd we are familiar with today came from a story published in a series of instalments in a weekly magazine during 1846/47. At the end Sweeney Todd is left sitting with his wife (Lucy) who turned out to have poisoned herself, but not died. Part-time Jobs At Allegiant Stadium, In Sondheim's adaptation of the Sweeney Todd myth, Judge Turpin is the character who causes Sweeney Todd to seek his deadly vengeance; he rapes Lucy Barker, Todd's wife, driving her to insanity, and unjustly exiles Todd to Australia. He never fully comprehends Sweeney Todd’s role, and he leaves London shaken, but not scarred. It was something of a success, and the story spread by word of mouth and took on the quality of an urban legend. 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. The play was produced on Broadway in 1924 at the Frazee Theatre, starring Robert Vivian as Sweeney Todd and Rafaela Ottiano as Mrs. Lovett. It seems that their plan goes as plan, but only the beggar woman notices that something is wrong. His wife Lucy first appears in Christopher Bond's play. Turpin lusts after Lucy, and has Barker falsely arrested and exiled so that he can have her to himself. 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. Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, returns to London after being deported to find out what happened to his wife and child at the hands of Judge Turpin. Sweeney Todd is a fictional character who first appeared as the villain of the Victorian penny dreadful serial The String of Pearls (1846–47). Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical horror film directed by Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham-Carter and Timothy Spall.. FanTheory. There was a barber and his wife and she was beautiful, a foolish barber and is wife she was his reason and his life and she was beautiful and she was beautiful and she was virtuous. Lucy was murdered by mistake by her husband Sweeney Todd "Benjamin Barker" in which he shows extreme remorse and in rage Sweeney Todd kills Mrs. Lovett for lying to him by throwing her in the oven and is last seen dead holding Lucy. 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. During the movie, Lucy wanders as a beggar woman. Lucy shows evident distaste for Mrs. Lovett, calling her a witch and constantly hanging around her meat pie shop. Marvel. Mrs. Lovett tells Sweeney Todd (previously Benjamin Barker) that she had poisoned herself, however she conveniently forgets to add that she survived the attempted suicide. Sweeney Todd (Johnny Depp), A.K.A Benjamin Barker, meets Mrs. Lovett and together they start a bakery whose pies are made from the high class visitors whom Todd slit their throat. 1 decade ago. Punk Princess. Various versions of the tale were staples of the British theatre for the rest of the century. (** 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. In the original legend and in the earliest melodramas and plays, Sweeney Todd has no wife or backstory and is the primary villain of the stories he appears in. 0 0. She forgets everyone and everything she held dear and wanders the streets of London as a homeless beggar. Sweeney’s deft skill catches Turpin’s eye, and soon the judge seeks his own shave at Sweeney Todd’s. Details Real name Nellie Lovett Aliases Ms. Lovett Occupation Baker Spouse Albert Lovett (deceased) Children Toby (unofficially) None Status Deceased Cause of death Thrown into fire by Sweeney Todd Portrayed by Angela Lansbury (Broadway) Patti LuPone Helena Bonham Carter (2007 film) Beth Fowler Joanna Lumley Stella Rho (1936 film) Judy Kaye (National tour) 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.