Lucy interview with the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. There also audio for this interview.
....Is your character on "Spartacus" more challenging to play than Xena was?
Yeah, because Xena had a moral compass that we relate to. Lucretia doesn't. I think if you live in a society where subterfuge is the order of the day, then there is no morality. Everybody is stabbing one another in the back. It's stab or be stabbed, and she's survived a long time. She's got her work cut out for her this season because things get really nasty. She is going to have to be extremely vigilant and clever to survive......read full interview