Clare Mulley... the award-winning author of two biographies. The Spy Who Loved (2012) reveals the secrets and lives of Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of the Second World War. The book has been optioned by Universal Studios. Watch a short promo film hereThe Woman Who Saved the Children (2009) explores the life of Eglantyne Jebb, the controversial founder of Save the Children. Winner of the Daily Mail Biographers' Club prize, the book was praised by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown as 'a truly brilliant book'. All royalties donated to Save the Children. Watch Clare talking about the book here

Clare is now editing her third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler, a joint biography of two extraordinary women at the heart of the Third Reich. Scheduled for publication in June 2017.

Recent TV has included talking about Eva Braun's home movies on Channel 5 for Adolf & Eva: Love & War. Past TV and radio include BBC News, ITV News, BBC Radio 4's 'Women's Hour', 'Great Lives' and the 'Today Programme', and various TV programmes for The History Channel and Channel 5. 

Clare is a regular speaker at literary and history festivals, universities, libraries and museums including the Imperial War MuseumNational Army Museum, Special Forces Club and British Library. In autumn 2017 she will repeat her lecture tour on the female agents of the Second World War in London, Paris and Valencay for Historical Trips.

As well as reviewing for The Spectator and History Today, Clare contributes occasional articles to The Telegraph. Read her Spectator review of Anthony Beevor's Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

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 lurcher.


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Events, Videos & News

Clare watching Eva Braun’s home movies for Channel 5

Poland honours Clare with the Bene Merito Award

Clare's showreel

BBC interviews Clare about WWII female special agents

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)