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 CBS Records and CLARE appeared in the BAFTA winning comedy GREGORY’S 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 RUSHENT, MIKE CHAPMAN and TONY VISCONTI. 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. In the summer of 2018 CLARE appeared 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 breathe new life into songs she wrote and loves playing in front of such enthusiastic crowds. She is in the early stages of writing some new material. 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 and most recently had the chance to appear in one of her all-time favourite comedies STILL GAME. Her film credits include, GREGORY’S GIRL, COMFORT AND JOY, JILTING JO, WEDDING BELLES, SMALLEST GAME IN TOWN, LOYAL, EMO, THE PENALTY KING, BAFTA winning drama THE WEE MAN, DELIRIUM and most recently PERFECT STRANGERS – a Xmas Movie due for release Xmas 2020. CLARE has presented film, travel and music shows for TV and radio including the BBC’s THE ONE SHOW, STV’s SCOTAND’S REAL HEREOS, ITV’s DREAM TICKET, VH 1 and VINTAGE TV. Most recently for BBC SCOTLAND, CORNER SHOP COOK OFF which aired February 2020. She has presented for 6MUSIC, BBC RADIO SCOTLAND and ABSOLUTE 80’S. Radio 4 comedy and dramas include ROMANCE AND ADVENTURE alongside Josie Long, RUMBUNCH with Med Giedroyc and the serialisation of MODESTY
BLAISE. 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. This Spring she performed in her first play in 7 years BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at THE PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE and THE
ROYAL LYCEUM EDINBURGH. (Run postponed due to Covid-19)
Homeland, Vikings, Law & Order, Batman Begins, Mandy. Linus Roache is a Golden Globe Nominated actor known for his roles in movies such as Priest, Wings of a Dove, Chronicles of Riddick, Batman Begins and more recently Panos Cosmatos’ visionary movie Mandy. He won a London Evening Standard award for his portrayal of Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Julien Temple’s Pandaemonium and was nominated for the Globe for his portrayal of Robert Kennedy in the FX TV Movie RFK. His recent Television credits include his multiple seasons on NBC’s Law and Order, History’s Vikings and Showtime’s Homeland.
Carry On Films, Coronation Street, Bad Girls.... Amanda Barrie is an English actress. She appeared in two of the Carry On films before being cast as Alma Halliwell in ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, which she played on and off for 20 years. Between 2002 and 2006, she played the role of Bev Tull in the ITV prison drama, Bad Girls