2021 Judges

We are thrilled to announce the 2021 judges for The Mighty Nose Awards!

Nicky Cox MBE is Editor in Chief of First News, the national newspaper for young people that reaches 2.6 million readers a week. Nearly half the of schools in the UK subscribe to making First News the widest-read publication for children in the UK. Since then, Nicky has launched First News TV, online video content for kids, including a daily weather forecast & news bulletin for readers, made with Sky News.

Actor Richard E. Grant is one of our best-loved performers. Since making his acting debut in 1987 in Withnail and I, he has starred in over 80 movies. In 2019 he played Allegiant Enric Pryde in Star Wars: Episode IX. The Rise of Skywalker. His many TV appearances include Game of Thrones and Dr Who. Richard has also written a number of books and has appeared in many theatre productions including playing Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. In 2019 Richard was nominated for both a BAFTA and an Oscar!

Rob Starling began doodling creatures and characters at primary school and hasn't stopped since. He lives and works in Norfolk, and when he's not sketching up new characters or writing down stories he can be found walking with his wife and dog under the big Norfolk skies, sculpting models, brewing coffee, or foraging in the kitchen for cake.By day, he is a primary school teacher.  “Fergal is Fuming” is his first picture book, his most recent publication is 'Super Sloth' having been released in April 2019.