Judith Holder

Member of Common Room

As Producer and Executive Producer Judith Holder has been making network TV since the 1980s. Her career took off at LWT’s entertainment department producing Clive James, Michael Aspel and Dame Edna Everage, and she went on to originate such landmark television as sending Joanna Lumley to a desert island, reuniting the children from The Sound of Music, having Victoria Wood look at the diet industry, and both writing and producing the Grumpy Old Women series for BBC2 which developed into an international hit selling to over 20 countries. She wrote five Grumpy Old spin off books, including one bestseller, and has written extensively with comedian Jenny Éclair. She and Jenny have written 3 stage shows that have done sell out tours of the UK, the West End and Australia, New Zealand and Scandinavia. Their current show will tour again in 2016, and a new show is planned for 2017.

Judith has been writing a book on ageing as a result of a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. Judith continues to write and broadcast on the subject of ageing and very much enjoys being part of Kellogg College.