Clare Foster

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Clare Foster
Born1981
OriginUnited Kingdom
GenresMusical Theatre
Occupation(s)Actress, singer, voice actress
Years active1999–present

Clare Foster (born 1981) is a British actress who trained at Masters Performing Arts College. She has played numerous roles both on and off the West End, and has also been seen as a regular, PC Millie Brown, in the ITV series The Bill. Foster appeared in the 2011 London revival production of Crazy for You, which played at the Novello Theatre, in the 2016-2017 revival production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties first at the Menier Chocolate Factory and later at the Apollo Theatre and in the 2018 West End revival of Consent. She has appeared in the musical film Les Misérables, and in the ABC fairy tale-themed musical comedy extravaganza series Galavant during its 2016 second season.

Theatre[edit]

Stage career[edit]

Duration Production Role Theatre Awards
1999 Saturday Night Fever Laetitia
Stephanie (Understudy)
2002—2003 Sweet Charity Ursula March
2004 The Master and Margarita Hella
2004 Out of This World Chloe
2005 The Far Pavilions Ensemble
Belinda Harlowe (Understudy)
2005 We Will Rock You Ensemble
Meat (Understudy)
2006 Chicago Ensemble
Roxie Hart (Understudy)
  • UK National Tour
2006—2008 Avenue Q Mrs T / Bear
Kate Monster (Understudy)
Nominated—Laurence Olivier Award for Best Ensemble
2007—2008 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe White Witch
2010 Love on the Dole Sally Hardcastle
2010 A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche Du Bois Nominated—MEN Award for Best Actress[1]
2011 Oleanna Carol
2011—2012 Crazy for You Polly Baker Nominated—WhatsOnStage.com Award for Best Actress in a Musical[2]
2012—2013 Merrily We Roll Along (musical) Beth Spencer
2014 Duet For One Stephanie Abrahams Won—Manchester Theatre Award for Best Actress[3]
2014 Separation Sarah Wise Won—Manchester Theatre Award for Best Actress[3]
2014 Guys and Dolls Sarah Brown
2016—2017 Travesties Cecily Carruthers
2018 Consent Zara

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Black Forest Hanna
2012 Les Misérables Factory Worker 3

Television Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Casualty Karen Sambrook Episode: "Crossing the Line"
2007 Genie in the House Dilly Episode: "The Blob"
2008—2009 The Bill PC Millie Brown 52 episodes
2015 Doctors Claudia Grey Episode: "Time of my Life"
2016 Ripper Street Elenora Freeman Episode: "The Strangers' Home"
2016 Galavant Roberta Steingass 7 episodes
2016 The Crown Nancy Lewis Episode: "Smoke and Mirrors"
2017 Sherlock Velma Episode: "The Final Problem"
2017 Taboo Maria Episode: "1.3"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clare Foster Biography
  2. ^ Vote in the Whatsonstage.com Awards
  3. ^ a b Hutchison, David (13 March 2015). "Clare Foster and Harry McEntire win Manchester Theatre Awards". The Stage. Retrieved 28 February 2017.

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