After completing a university degree in English Literature, JUDGE set out to be an ‘Ambassador for Poetry’ around the world, saying: “Poetry should be for everyone, not just professors and librarians!”
Since then JUDGE has performed at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, St. James Palace, Kensington Palace, Chequers, Wembley Stadium, Earls Court, The Ritz, The Dorchester, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Glastonbury Festival and countless other venues. He has performed for Queen Elizabeth II (four times), Princes Charles, William and Harry and many celebrities. He has been featured on prime-time TV and Radio (including BBC1 TV’s “The One Show” and BBC Radio 5 Live).
Internationally, JUDGE has appeared at venues in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Barbados, Hong Kong and Dubai, among many other countries. These include Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, The Peninsular in Hong Kong, The Auckland Sheraton in New Zealand, Holders Festival in Barbados and South-By-South-West Festival in the USA. He has been Poet-in-Residence in venues and hotels across Spain, Indonesia, Malaysia and Oman. He has been featured on TV and Radio in many countries.
JUDGE supports several charities. He regularly performs at Great Ormond Street, University College London and other hospitals and hospices for the charity Spread A Smile.
“What can I say - does the word BRILLIANT cover it? I think it fair to say everyone complimented you upon their departure from the palace. I, for one, cannot wait to work with you again."
Event Organiser, London.
"The audience were captivated by your extraordinary talent and it has been a talking point with my friends and relatives ever since."
"JUDGE, I wish we'd had you here on our first show! And I wish we'd kept you here!"
Adrian Chiles, BBC TV.
"Thank you so much for absolutely wowing the crowd last night, it was even better than we were hoping for!!"
Work Avenue, London.
"Huge thanks for your contribution... MOST impressive and very entertaining."
CIMA Centenary Dinner, Leeds.