David Judge is a dual heritage poet, playwright and performer from Manchester. During his PlayBox attachment to Box of Tricks in 2014-15, David wrote his debut play skipping rope which went on to be a finalist for the prestigious Alfred Fagon Award 2015 and was shortlisted to the last 40 of the Bruntwood Prize 2015. David was Talawa writer-on-attachment with the Royal Exchange 2016-17 during which time he wrote PanLid which was presented by Talawa and HOME as part of PUSH Festival in January 2018. David was on the BBC's Hotlist 2017 and is currently pitching for Jimmy McGovern's Moving On series through BBC Writersroom North. He has recently completed the Channel 4 4screenwriting programme. As a spoken word artist, David regularly performs with Bad Language and has twice reached the final of spoken word competition Word Wars.
Theatre credits include: The Things We Wouldn't Otherwise Find (Leeds Playhouse in association with Leeds Libraries); Fatherland (Lyric Hammersmith); Messiah (Bridgewater Hall); The Kitchen Sink (Oldham Coliseum); The Caretaker (Bristol Old Vic and touring); Fatherland, Scuttlers, Much Ado About Nothing (Royal Exchange); Statements (Jermyn Street Theatre); Schoolboy/Lover (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Scrappers (Liverpool Playhouse); A Taste of Honey (Sheffield Crucible); Northern Spirit (Northern Stage); Three Sisters (Lyric Hammersmith); Coming Home (Arcola); Irish Pele (Contact Theatre); The Eleventh Capital (Royal Court Theatre); Christmas is Miles Away (Royal Exchange); The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Harrogate Theatre); Afterbirth (Arcola Theatre); An Argument About Sex (Glasgow Tramway/Edinburgh Traverse); Crying in the Chapel (Contact Theatre).
Television credits includes: Prey, The Bill (ITV); Hollyoaks (Channel 4); The Omid Djalili Show, New Street Law, Silent Witness, Casualty (BBC).
Film credits includes: An American Haunting (2004) Settlers (2017).