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Clare Bayley is an award-winning writer working in theatre, radio, film and fiction. Based in London, her plays have been performed in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, USA, Australia, Mexico, Italy and Canada.

Clare is currently running Playhouse Playmakers, the playwriting development programme at Oxford Playhouse.

She also teaches playwriting and creative writing at Tisch/NYU in London and at London South Bank University. She mentors playwriting students on the MA/MFA at Central School of Speech and Drama, as well as taking some private students.



From October 2020 Clare will be writer in residence at University College Oxford, developing a new version of George Sand’s Gabriel, a previously-unperformed exploration of gender identity.

After The Peace was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize, 2019. It premiered at RADA Festival, directed by Deborah Paige, in July 2019.  In the cast were Mara Allen, Emma Ernest, Bo Poraj and Sharlene Whyte.


Twitter @BayleyClare


 Main image above: Dominique Bull in Blue Sky, Pentabus Theatre

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