Miss Smythe / Miss Andrews
Training: Royal Northern College of Music.
Theatre includes, for the West End: The Girls, (Phoenix Theatre; Olivier nomination for Best Actress in a Musical), Les Misérables (Palace/ Queen’s Theatre), The King and I and Oliver! (London Palladium), Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (Comedy Theatre) and Camelot (Apollo Victoria).
Other theatre includes: Follies and London Road (WhatsOnStage Best Ensemble Award), The Duchess of Malfi, The Real Inspector Hound, The Critic and The Cherry Orchard (National), Oklahoma (Grange Park Opera), Sondheim on Sondheim, The Mikado and Peter Pan (Royal Festival Hall), A Song Cycle for Soho (Soho Theatre), The Betrayal of Nora Blake (Jermyn Street Theatre), The Card (Watermill, Newbury), Evita (Budapest), Putting it Together (Old Fire Station, Oxford), Jesus Christ, Superstar (Theatre Royal, York) and Talent (Wythenshawe Forum).
Television includes: On the Town (BBC Proms), Children in Need, The Royal Variety Performance, Phantom of the Opera: Behind the Mask, The Making of Miss Saigon, Joy to the World, Have you met Miss Jones and Visiting Day.
Film includes: London Road and A Christmas Carol.
Claire performs regularly in concert, cabaret and on the radio, and can be heard on many recordings. She is also a vocal coach for both theatre and television.
She has neither taken nor administered brimstone and treacle.