Clare is an award-winning biographer, and regular contributor to historical and current affairs journals, TV and radio.
Clare's first book, The Woman Who Saved the Children (2009) won the Daily Mail Biographers' Club prize and was praised by then PM Gordon Brown as 'a truly brilliant book'. Watch Clare talking about the book here. The Spy Who Loved (2012) looks at the remarkable life and achievements of Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of the Second World War. Now optioned by Universal Studios, the book led to Clare receiving Poland's national honour, the Bene Merito, in 2014. Watch a short promo film here. Clare's third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler, a joint biography of two extraordinary women at the heart of the Third Reich, is published on 29 June 2017.
Clare has contributed to TV for the BBC, BBC World, ITV, Channel 5 and the History Channel, most recently with Channel 5's 'Adolf and Eva: Love and War'. Radio includes BBC Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour', 'Great Lives' and the 'Today Programme'. She has also give talks at most of the major British literary and history festivals, as well as at the Imperial War Museum, National Army Museum, Special Forces Club and British Library. This autumn she will repeat her lecture tour on the female agents of the Second World War in London, Paris and Valençay for Historical Trips.
As well as reviewing non-fiction for the Spectator and History Today, Clare contributes to the Telegraph. She is the chair of the judges for the Historical Writers Association 2017 non-fiction prize.
Clare has previously worked for Save the Children and Sight Savers International. She is a member of English PEN, the Biographers' Club, Historical Writers Association and Writers Against Racism. She lives in Essex with her husband, the artist Ian Wolter, their three daughters and hairy lurcher.
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Clare filming at the Imperial War Museum Duxford
Photo: John Kerrison
Events, Videos & News
Clare watching Eva Braun’s home movies for Channel 5
Poland honours Clare with the Bene Merito Award
Clare as a Save the Children Campaigns Ambassador with Annie Lennox (Clare at 0:48), holding the government to its pledge to invest in reducing the rates of maternal and newborn mortality.
With SOE veteran Noreen Riols (photo c. Tom Pilston)
Clare talking at the Jewish Cultural Centre, 2013 (photo c. Pawel Komorowski)
Clare talking at the National Army Museum, 2013 (photo c. Pawel Komorowski)