Clare Burt

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Clare Burt
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1983–present
Partner(s)Larry Lamb (1996–2016)

Clare Burt is an English actress and singer,[1] best known for her stage work and for her appearance on the television series The Bill.


As a child she attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School.[2]

Burt is a member of the National Theatre company and has played in many productions, including: London Road, The Miracle, and as Mrs. Milcote in the 2006 production of Helen Edmundson's Coram Boy.[3] Her other productions include: Vernon God Little,[4] Closer Than Ever, Company, Into the Woods, Nine, Spread a Little Happiness, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Pal Joey.[3]

Her West End roles include Grizabella in Cats (New London Theatre), Rose Vibert in Aspects of Love (Prince of Wales Theatre), Celeste in Sunday in the Park with George (Royal National Theatre), Fosca in Passion (Bridewell) and two new musicals by Howard Goodall: The Hired Man (London Astoria) and Girlfriends (Playhouse Theatre).

Burt will star as theatre director Joan Littlewood in a new musical Miss Littlewood for the Royal Shakespeare Company in summer 2018.

In 2020, she played Mo Cassidy in the BBC drama, The Salisbury Poisonings.[5]

Burt was in a relationship with Larry Lamb from 1996 until 2016. They had two daughters.[citation needed]


Burt's filmography includes:


  1. ^ Holden, Stephen (11 March 2010). "Her Two Faces: Belter and Crooner". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Sylvia Young Theatre School (Ex-students)". Sylvia Young Theatre School. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Clare Burt". National Theatre. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  4. ^ Sinclair, Tracey (8 February 2011). "Exeunt: Vernon God Little". Exeunt Magazine. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  5. ^ "Meet the cast of The Salisbury Poisonings". Radio Times. Retrieved 14 June 2020.

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