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Anthony Lilley

Anthony Lilley OBE

Cultural Fellow


Anthony Lilley OBE is a Cultural Fellow within King's College London.  

Anthony is currently Interim CEO and Creative Director of The Space. In his continuing role as CEO of Magic Lantern Productions, he has BAFTA, RTS, Peabody and several other awards to his name. His credits include FourDocs for C4, Bugbears, Dr Who, Top Gear and many others for the BBC, and web, mobile, TV and strategy projects for other clients as diverse as UK Film Council, Google, Arts Council England, Into Film, CCTV (Beijing), Donmar Warehouse and English National Opera, where he executive produced ENO Screen and was also a board member 2007-14.  

Anthony chaired Lighthouse, Brighton’s digital culture agency, 2007-15. Anthony holds Professorships at the Universities of Ulster and Bournemouth, is a Gambling and National Lottery Commissioner and sits on the Arts & Humanities Research Council. He is a former new media columnist of the Guardian and was awarded an OBE in 2008. Anthony has worked closely with King’s College London over the last three years as a Sector Associate for the Cultural Institute.