Over the course of a varied career, Anne has won an Oscar, a Grammy, a Brit and an Ivor Novello. Her work spans the classical and pop genres and she has collaborated with many leading artists over the years.
She was a founding member of the 1980s electronic music group Art of Noise, whose pioneering experiments in sound remain influential to this day. Artists who have sampled Art of Noise include The Prodigy, Drake and Dua Lipa.
Anne Dudley has composed many scores for film and TV, including The Crying Game, American History X, Elle, Mamma Mia Here We Go Again and the long-running TV series Poldark . She won an Oscar for her score to The Full Monty.
As an arranger and keyboard player Anne was a major part of the iconic Lexicon of Love album with ABC. She has continued to arrange for such diverse artists as Will Young, Jeff Beck, Seal and Robbie Williams.
Anne has provided four arrangements for the Last Night of the Proms - the latest being a version of Pomp and Circumstance, rearranged for a smaller, socially distanced orchestra in 2020. Anne composed a concert piece for the violinist Joshua Bell entitled "The Man with the Violin" featuring narration and animation. It was premiered in Washington in February 2017 and Ottawa in December 2017.
In 2017 she received an Ivor Novello award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music.