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Clare Foster

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Clare Foster
Born (1980-07-24) 24 July 1980 (age 43)
EducationMasters Performing Arts College
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1999–present

Clare Foster (born 24 July 1980) is a British actress, known for portraying the role of 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.

In 2022 Foster starred in BBC Radio 4's musical adaptation of Rossum's Universal Robots.[1]


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[2]
2011 Oleanna Carol
2011—2012 Crazy for You Polly Baker Nominated—WhatsOnStage.com Award for Best Actress in a Musical[3]
2012—2013 Merrily We Roll Along Beth Spencer
2014 Duet For One Stephanie Abrahams Won—Manchester Theatre Award for Best Actress[4]
2014 Separation Sarah Wise Won—Manchester Theatre Award for Best Actress[4]
2014 Guys and Dolls Sarah Brown
2016—2017 Travesties Cecily Carruthers
2018 Consent Zara


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Black Forest Hanna
2012 Les Misérables Factory Worker 3
2013 Merrily We Roll Along Beth Film recording of the musical[5]
2018 Holmes & Watson Lady Stepping Uncredited
2020 Seacole Mrs Patterson Post-production
TBA Heads of State Filming
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"
2018 Dark Heart Alexandra Panousis 2 episodes
2020 Doctors Sophie Caldwell Episode: "Haunted"[6]
2022 The Ex-Wife Hayley 4 episodes


  1. ^ "BBC Radio 4 - Rossum's Universal Robots". BBC. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Clare Foster Biography". Archived from the original on 25 April 2019. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  3. ^ Vote in the Whatsonstage.com Awards
  4. ^ a b Hutchison, David (13 March 2015). "Clare Foster and Harry McEntire win Manchester Theatre Awards". The Stage. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Sondheim Guide / Merrily We Roll Along". Retrieved 19 June 2024.
  6. ^ Writer: Olly Perkin; Director: Edward Dick; Producer: Gail Evans (27 January 2020). "Haunted". Doctors. BBC. BBC One.

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