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Claire Price

Claire Price
Born 4 July 1972
Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Claire Price (born 4 July 1972) is an English actress. Her grandfather was the Worcestershire cricketer John Price.

She is best known for her portrayal as DS Siobhan Clarke in the TV drama Rebus broadcast on the ITV Network. She played opposite Ken Stott (DI John Rebus) in the adaptations of the Inspector Rebus novels by Scottish author Ian Rankin. Price was made to pass her driving test before filming series 3 of Rebus in order to allow Siobhan Clarke to drive Rebus around.[1]

Previous television work include one-episode roles in many other long-running crime drama series including Dalziel and Pascoe, Rosemary and Thyme, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Midsomer Murders, Murder in Mind and The Whistle-Blower.

Price has also worked in classical theatre. She played Olivia in the 2003 multi-cultural adaptation of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at Liverpool Playhouse. Her other Shakespearean roles have included Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing at the Sheffield Crucible, Miranda in The Tempest at the Old Vic, and Rosalind in As You Like It at Manchester Royal Exchange. At the Royal National Theatre, she played Berinthia in The Relapse (2001) and Roxanne in Cyrano de Bergerac (2004).

In 2008, she played Ellida in Lady from the Sea at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and in 2009 she took the roles of Amanda in Private Lives at the Hampstead Theatre, Queen Elizabeth I in Mary Stuart at Theatr Clwyd, directed by Terry Hands,[2] and as a journalist in The Power of Yes at the National Theatre.[3]

In 2009, she appeared in The First Domino at Brighton Festival Fringe.[4]

Price won the award for 'Best Supporting Performance' at the 2011 UK Theatre Awards for her role in The Pride at the Crucible in Sheffield.[5]

She won Best Actress for her role as Alice in 'Jump' at The British Independent Film Festival 2012

References

  1. ^ Scotsman interview with Claire Price
  2. ^ Jays, David (17 May 2009). "Mary Stuart at the Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold".  
  3. ^ "The Power of Yes Cast Credits". National Theatre. Retrieved 23 October 2009. 
  4. ^ Emily-Ann Elliott (5 May 2009). "Bomb survivor writes Brighton play". The Argus. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  5. ^ National Theatre Wales triumphs in regional theatre awards

External links

  • Claire Price at the Internet Movie Database
  • Claire Price interview
  • Manmade Films page for 2012 film Jump
  • Unofficial fansite/blog for all things Claire Price
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