East Ham award-winning theatre blogger wants to expand her website

PUBLISHED: 07:00 11 April 2016

Lucy Basaba

Lucy Basaba


Founder and editor of Theatrefullstop, Lucy Basaba, wants her business to continue to grow.

The blogger features theatre reviews, interviews, competitions, listings and videos on her website, after the 26-year-old decided to follow her dreams of production and writing three years ago.

Lucy, from East Ham, said she has always enjoyed writing but had to change her style.

“It was four years ago when I graduated from university. I wanted to continue with the performance side and I knew that I quite enjoyed writing. I just didn’t know how to go about doing it.”

After, a year of gaining experience reviewing productions, Lucy decided to launch her own blog.

“It’s now three years down the line and I now have 10 reviewers over London, one in Bath and one in York.”

Lucy and her team were most recently crowned winners of the Young Person’s Recognition Award for their hard work at last year’s UK Blog Awards.

“It was amazing, you never know how well and influential your blog has been, until you get a boost like that. I would love to expand it regionally to Scotland, Ireland and even internationally.”


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