Lucy Bradridge studied English Literature at the University of Leeds and then Theatre Design at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Since 1998 her work as a Set, Props and Costume Designer has been mainly concerned with devised Comedy arising from a long and fruitful relationship with director Cal McCrystal. Their productions together include Stiff, Cooped and Bless for Spymonkey, AutoBoosh for the Mighty Boosh; clown costume design for Cirque du Soleil’s Vareki and Zumanity, Mr. Whatnot at the Royal and Derngate and Dracula at the Mercury Theatre.
Other productions with the physical clown company Spymonkey include Moby Dick, Love In, Oedipussy and Mrs. Hudson’s Christmas Corker. Lucy designed The Complete Deaths directed by Tim Crouch.
Lucy has also taught elements of design on the Degree programme at The National Centre for Circus Arts. Television credits include Lifespam and The Last Chancers, all for Channel 4. Film credits include The Wild and Wycked World of Brian Jones, Out of Water and Queen Bee with Alice Lowe.
Since having her daughter, Lucy has remounted Cooped, working once again with Cal and Spymonkey, and enjoys her foray into opera with L’Elisir D’Amore.