Lucy Trodd has been improvising in Showstopper! since the beginning, most recently at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Udderbelly Southbank, SOTA Singapore and Hong Kong Theatre for Performing Arts. She studied Performing Arts at Middlesex University, later working extensively with legendary theatre maker Ken Campbell, including performances at the Royal Court inDécor Without Production.
She performed in Canada with the famous Die Nasty company in their annualSoap-a-thon (a non-stop 53-hour improvised play), and in 12 subsequent UK impro marathons (recently as Jenny Agutter at The Stockwell Playhouse). She also played Ophelia in Hamlet: A Travestie at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds. TV includes: Lee and Dean (C4) Tripped (E4), Dom Joly’s Fool Britannia (ITV), Doctors(BBC), Dick and Dom’s Funny Business, Fast and Loose, The Basil Brush Show(BBC) and feature films Hot Fuzz and Sex Lives of the Potato Men.
Trodd en Bratt is Lucy’s double act with fellow Showstopper, Ruth Bratt. Following their 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Well Done You (also at Soho Theatre), they were commissioned to write and perform 2 series for BBC Radio/ NBC Universal. They were finalists for series 1 in the prestigious BBC Audio Awards 2015. In 2017 they made A Very Serious Game - a Hitchcock-inspired short film based on one of their sketches. Radio credits: Well Done You series 1 and 2 (writer/performer), Chat Show Roulette and Showstopper! (all BBC Radio 4) and One Track Minds. @lucytrodd