Jude was appointed Artistic Director of Southbank Centre, Britain’s largest cultural institution, in 2006. She founded Solent People's Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre, and was the founding director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse. In 1997, she was awarded an OBE for her services to theatre, and in 2015 she was made a CBE in the New Year honours for services to the Arts. She has directed over 100 productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company to the Châtalet in Paris.
Jude Kelly CBE
Related Content, Events and News Toggle
Is the 1000-year old dominance of the North Bank of the Thames over the South Bank coming to an end as development brings new jobs, commercial space and homes south of the river?
Other Events :
The South Bank has now firmly established itself as a viable location for business, residential and retail, catalyzed initially by the Jubilee Line Extension and cheaper rents, and latterly by its own critical mass.