Clare Calbraith

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Calbraith in Home Fires (2015)

Clare Michelle Calbraith (born 1974) is an English actress whose recent appearances include roles in the ITV period drama series Home Fires, Downton Abbey and the BBC2 drama The Shadow Line.[1][2]


Calbraith has appeared in many other television series including DCI Banks, Silent Witness, Casualty, Holby City, The Bill, 55 Degrees North and Dr Tricia Summerbee in Heartbeat. She joined Coronation Street in 2005 for a short time to play Robyn, girlfriend of Martin Platt. In 2007, she guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio dramas Urban Myths and Son of the Dragon. In 2008 she guest-starred in the Sapphire and Steel audio drama Second Sight and Doctors. In 2011, she played Laura Gabriel in the BBC TV series, The Shadow Line.[3] From 2011 to 2013 she played Shep in the ITV series Vera.

Television and film work[edit]

Film & television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Casualty Tanya Hardie
2000 Black Cab Sara
2000–02 Heartbeat Dr Tricia Summerbee
2005 55 Degrees North Beth Robson
Holby City Clare Given
Coronation Street Robyn
The Bill Nicci
2006 EastEnders DI Skillen
2009 George Gently Helen Donovan
2011 Downton Abbey Jane Moorsum
2011 The Shadow Line Laura Gabriel
2012 Midsomer Murders Catrina Harper
2013 Mindscape Jaime
Vera DC Rebecca 'Shep' Shepherd
2014 Silent Witness Lizzie Kennedy Episode: 'Fraternity'
2015 Home Fires Steph Farrow
2016 DCI Banks Alice Finn
2017 Broken Mariella
Requiem PS Graves
2018 The Innocents Deborah Hale


  1. ^ "BBC Two – The Shadow Line, Episode 1". BBC. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Downton Abbey does disco". Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Clare Calbraith". Archived from the original on 28 November 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2015.

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