Described by Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 as ‘A Lesbian Victoria Wood’, Clare brings ‘Dyke’ humour to the forefront of alternative comedy and regularly performs her own one-woman comedy shows, and tours them internationally. She is also a singer-songwriter and a writer. Publications include Gateway to Heaven: Fifty Years of Lesbian and Gay Oral History, We’re the Girls and the playscripts Rights of Passage, and Hearing Voices. Her T.V. credits include The Royal Variety Show, ITV, and Richard and Judy. C4, and her theatre work includes appearing for two years in the West End production, Buddy. www.claresummerskill.co.uk
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