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Claire Machin

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Claire Machin

Theatre Credits include: Mrs Brill in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre); Whore/Claire in Amour (Charing Cross Theatre); Violet Butterfield in Flowers for Mrs. Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre); Alice Beane in Titanic (UK Tour); Rosie in MAMMIA MIA! (Cyprus); Cora in Girls the Musical (Phoenix Theatre London); Barbara Castle in Made in Dagenham (Queens Theatre); Alice Beane in Titanic (Charing Cross Theatre); Mamma Gladys in the original cast of Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); Mabel in The Pajama Game (Chichester Festival Theatre & Shaftesbury Theatre); Mrs. Metcalf in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello Theatre); Widow Corney in Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane & UK Tour); Tim’s Mother & Asphynxia in Salad Days (Riverside Studios); Mamie Eisenhower in First Lady Suite (Union Theatre); Ms Darbus in High School Musical (Churchill Theatre & UK Tour); Miss Lark, Mrs Brill & Mrs Corry in the original cast of Mary Poppins (Bristol Hippodrome & Prince Edward Theatre); Clara Eynsford Hill in My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Les Miserables (Palace Theatre); Charlotte in Oliver! (London Palladium).

In 2017 Claire was nominated for the Laurence Olivier award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Cora in The Girls. Claire was nominated for an Off West End Award for Best Supporting Female in a Musical for her role has Whore/Claire in Amour. She also won and was nominated for the WhatsOnStage award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role as Gladys in Memphis.

Claire also performed her one woman show 'An Old Fashioned Love Story' at the New London Theatre and has also been involved in various workshops supporting new writing.

TV/Film Credits include: Grandma Who in The Grinch Musical (NBC); Mrs Nathan in Vanity Fair for (ITV/Mammoth Screen); Louise in Miss Marple (BBC); Sharon in The Ritz (BBC); Les Miserables (Working Title Films).