'A top-notch actors' director – almost a Mike Leigh in waiting.' —Whatsonstage

Clive Judd is a Freelance Theatre Director from the West Midlands.


He studied Drama at the University of Manchester and trained on the National Theatre Studio Director's Course, on the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme at the Watermill Theatre, and was a member of the inaugural Foundry programme at the Birmingham Rep.


Directing credits include: The MP, Aunty Mandy and Me (Curve Theatre); Macbeth (Teatru Manoel, Malta); Rails (Theatre by the Lake); Dyl, Sparks (Old Red Lion Theatre); This Will End Badly, Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs (Southwark Playhouse); Captain Amazing, Rendezvous (Live Theatre); Vultures, The Pit (Pentabus); Romeo + Juliet (Watermill Theatre); Why I Don't Like the Sea (Arcola); Plain Jane (Royal Exchange Theatre); 5:30 (24/7 Festival & Library Theatre).


Clive helped to re-launch the Literary Department at the Old Red Lion Theatre in 2016 and was Artistic Director from 2016 - 2017. He was the Senior Script Reader at the Birmingham Rep from 2013 - 2014 and has been a reader for the Papatango Prize & Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting. 

'Director Clive Judd has a way of making characters pop into three dimensions on stage. In just a few brief scenes, he can tease out what will make them gasp into life.' —Time Out