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  • Time: 15:00-15:45
  • Stage: Synth Scene

CLARE has worked extensively in Music, Film, Television, Theatre and Radio for 30+ years. The summer she left school her band ALTERED IMAGES were signed to Sony records and Clare appeared in the BAFTA winning comedy GREGORYÕS GIRL directed by BILL FORSYTH.

ALTERED IMAGES quickly had worldwide success, selling millions of records, which topped the charts in several countries. They recorded 3 Top 10 Albums and had 6 UK TOP 40 hits - working with legendary producers MARTIN RUSHING, MIKE CHAPMAN and TONY VISCOUNT. They were voted BEST NEW GROUP at the NME awards the same year they were invited to play at THE ROYAL COMMAND PERFORMANCE. Clare and the band worked closely with Scottish painter DAVID BAND creating original pieces of artwork that were released as special edition prints along with the singles. CLARE recently received a Special Recognition Award at the SCOTTISH MUSIC AWARDS. She made her debut at the ROYAL ALBERT HALL where she joined TEXAS onstage and recently played to a sell out crowd at LA MICROSOFT ARENA. This summer she will be playing a series of shows including performing at EDINBURGH CASTLE - another first for Clare. ALTERED IMAGES songs have always had an established audience and in recent years a brand new one as well. Clare couldn't be happier about the opportunity to breath new life into songs she wrote and loves in front of such enthusiastic crowds.

She has had roles in dozens of TV and Radio Dramas, including some of the UK's best loved TV shows. SKINS - which she also wrote songs for! WATERLOO ROAD, EASTENDERS, DOCTORS, RED DWARF, FATHER TED, TAGGART, SEA OF SOULS, FORGIVEN. Her film credits include, GREGORYÕS GIRL, COMFORT AND JOY, JILTING JO, WEDDING BELLES, SMALLEST GAME IN TOWN, LOYAL, EMO, THE PENALTY KING, BAFTA winning drama THE WEE MAN and most recently DELIRUM - which is currently doing the film festival circuit.

CLARE has presented film, travel and music shows for TV and radio including the BBC's THE ONE SHOW, STV's SCOTLAND'S REAL HEROES, ITV's DREAM TICKET, VH 1 and VINTAGE TV. She has presented for 6MUSIC and BBC RADIO SCOTLAND. Her recent Radio 4 comedy and dramas include ROMANCE AND ADVENTURE along side Josie Long, RUMBUNCH with Mel Giedroyc and the serialisation of MODESTY BLAISE. And last year hosted a new show for ABSOLUTE 80's.

Her debut novel TALLULAH AND THE TEENSTARS reached No 2 in the Waterstone's Children's Book Chart - Book 2 TALLULAH ON TOUR is available for download on Amazon.

Clare completed a 30 day tour at the end of last year - her first tour for 13 years! She is not going to wait so long next time as she is planning to tour again in 2019!

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