Claire Machin

Claire Machin

Alice Beane

Claire played Alice Beane in the Charing Cross Theatre production of Titanic, for which she won the Wilma Award for Best Actress in an Off-West End show.

Theatre includes: Rosie in Mamma Mia! (Cyprus); Cora in Girls The Musical (Leeds Grand, Manchester Opera House & Phoenix Theatre – nominated, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical); Barbara Castle in Made In Dagenham (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch); Mamma Gladys in Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre – nominated, WhatsOnStage Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical); Mabel in The Pajama Game (Chichester Festival Theatre & Shaftesbury Theatre); Mrs. Metcalf and u/s Mother Dear in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello Theatre); Widow Corney in Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane & UK tour); Tim’s Mother and Asphynxia in Salad Days (Riverside Studios); Mamie Eisenhower in First Lady Suite (Union Theatre); Ms Darbus in High School Musical (Churchill Theatre, Bromley & UK tour); Miss Lark and u/s Miss Andrew, Mrs Brill and Mrs Corry in Mary Poppins (Bristol Hippodrome & Prince Edward Theatre); Clara Eynsford Hill in My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Queen Esmerelda in Sleeping Beauty (Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds); Madame Thenardier in Les Misérables (Palace Theatre); Charlotte in Oliver! (London Palladium).

Claire has performed her one woman show, An Old Fashioned Love Story, at the New London Theatre. She is also very proud of her involvement in the new orchestrations of the Broadway production of Les Misérables.

Film and television includes: Mrs Nathan in Vanity Fair (ITV/Mammoth Screen); Louise in Miss Marple, Sharon in The Ritz (BBC); Les Misérables (Working Title Films).