CLARE PLESTED by Nicholas Dawkes
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Top Floor, 136 Englefield Road, London N1 3LQ
Phone: 020-7226 0947 / 020-7993 5412
Fax: 0870 2848554
Mobile: 07595 306373
Phone: 0141-404 6117
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:26 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Enthusiastic

About me:

Clare is a character comedian and improviser with The Committee and The 838 at THE FREE ASSOCIATION 'A natural character actress' ****(Scotsman) 'Like a better looking Dave Allen' (Chortle) 'Sharp and witty... the laughs kept coming' **** (Three Weeks) 'An ability to engage effortlessly with her audience' **** (Broadway Baby)

*****(One4review) **** (British Theatre Guide)

Comedy Stage Commercial Short Film Improvisation Rehearsed Reading
2018, Comedy, Mrs Plested, MAX AND IVAN'S PROM NIGHT, Assembly, Edinburgh Fringe
2018, Comedy, Various Roles, VICE CAPTAINS, Underbelly, Edinburgh, Steve Dawson
2018, Comedy, Rapunzel, CLARE PLESTED: PARTAY!, Camden Fringe, Amanda Wilsher
2017, Comedy, Various Roles, CLARE PLESTED: FLOCK UP, UK Tour, Amanda Wilsher
2016, Comedy, Various Roles, CLARE PLESTED: FLOCK UP, PBH's Free Fringe, Edinburgh, Amanda Wilsher
2015, Comedy, Various Roles, CLARE PLESTED: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION, PBH's Free Fringe, Edinburgh, Amanda Wilsher
2013, Comedy, Griselda, Brenda, TELLING TALES, ATG, Maria Aitkin, Georgia Pritchett
2011, Comedy, Clare Plested, VEGAS, JESUS AND ME, Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe, Amanda Wilsher
2010, Comedy, Lizzie Barrie, THE PERFECT WIFE ROADSHOW, Plested and Brown, UK Tour, Amanda Wilsher
2008, Comedy, Camilla Dexter, OFFICE PARTY, Ursula Martinez/Chris Green, Underbelly, Edinburgh, Cal McCrystal
2008, Comedy, Stacey, HEALTH AND STACEY, Plested and Brown, Pleasance Edinburgh, UK TOUR, Amanda Wilsher
2007, Comedy, Verity, MINOR SPECTACULAR, Plested and Brown, Pleasance Edinburgh, UK TOUR, Amanda Wilsher
2005, Comedy, Cassidy, HOT PURSUIT, Plested and Brown, UK & International Tour, Amanda Wilsher
2004, Comedy, Lucy, FLAMINGO FLAMINGO FLAMINGO, Plested and Brown, UK & International Tour, Amanda Wilsher
2003, Comedy, Lizzie, THE RECONDITIONED WIFE SHOW, Plested and Brown, Edinburgh Festival, UK Tour, Amanda Wilsher
2011, Stage, Sharon-A-Dale, ROBIN HOOD, Newbury Corn Exchange/Hiss and Boo, Phil Willmott
2010, Stage, Queen Chardonnay, SLEEPING BEAUTY, Hiss and Boo/Corn Exchange Newbury, Phil Wilmott
2009, Stage, Fairy Thatcham, PUSS IN BOOTS, Hiss and Boo / Newbury Corn Exchange, Phil Willmott
2008, Stage, Genie/Ping, ALADDIN, Hiss and Boo/Newbury Corn Exchange, Phil Wilmot
2007, Stage, Baguette, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Hiss and Boo, Corn Exchange Newbury, Cal McCrystal
2012, Commercial, Customer, VOLKSWAGON, Rattling Stick, Andy McLeod
2009, Commercial, Friend, BOOTS, Mother, Steve Reeves
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Customer, BBC3 SHORTS, Massive Dad, Liz Kingsman
2018, Short Film, Receptionist, SMEAR, Douglas Cox, Kate Herron
2018, Short Film, Helen, WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD GUYS GONE, SimpsonVega, Crooked Cynics
2018, Improvisation, Improviser, BOOM CHICAGO, Boom Chicago, Amsterdam
2018, Improvisation, Improviser, THE COMMITTEE, PBH's Free Fringe, Edinburgh
2018, Improvisation, Improviser, DNAYS: BLANK CANVAS, National Gallery, London
2018, Improvisation, Improviser, THE FREE ASSOCIATION: HAROLD NIGHT, THE 838, Michael Orton-Toliver, Jim Woods
2018, Improvisation, Improviser, THE COMMITTEE, London, Bristol, Reading, Guildford
2018, Improvisation, Improviser, LADIES OF FA COUNTY, The Free Association, London
2017, Improvisation, Improviser, LADIES OF FA COUNTY/THE COMMITTEE, UCB Chelsea, The Magnet Theatre, UCB East, New York, Del Close Marathon
2017, Improvisation, Improviser, THE COMMITTEE, PBH's Free Fringe, Edinburgh
2017, Improvisation, Improviser, Cariad and Paul Improv
2017, Improvisation, (2016 & 2017), Improviser, THE FREE ASSOCIATION: JACCUZI, The Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe, Michael Orton-Toliver, Graham Dickson
2016, Improvisation, Improviser, CARIAD AND PAUL IMPROV, Ladies of FA County
Rehearsed Reading
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, SEX AND THE VILLAGE, Perfect Pitch, Andy Barnes
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, ROB ROUSE SKETCH SHOW, ITV2, Cal McCrystal
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Miss Crunch, OFSTED INSPECTOR, Linda Lewis Productions, Toby Wilsher
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Flora, TANGLE, Unlimited Theatre, Jon Spooner


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, Dorset, Essex, Hertfordshire, Northern, RP, West Country
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Contemporary Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, Piano, Recorder
Performance:Clown, Comedy, Mask, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Stand-up Comic, Street Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Presentation Coach, Public Speaking Coach, Scriptwriter (professional), Writer


UCB, Groundlings, iO - Improvisation, 2016, 2017

Free Association - Improvisation Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4, 2015

Philippe Gaulier - Clown, 2014

Middlesex University, BA Performing Arts, 3 years, 1998 - 2001

State University of New York, Performing Arts, Autumn 1999