Clare Wille was born in Manchester, studied English Literature at Bristol University and trained at RADA. She was series regular DS Dawson in ITV’s 60s police drama Heartbeat. Other drama credits include Housewife 49, Coronation Street, Silent Witness, Vera and Victoria. Her work in comedy includes Lovesick on Netflix, Channel 4’s Gameface, Channel 5’s sketch show Swinging and the BBC’s rolling news spoof Broken News. She was Camilla, Prince Charles’s private secretary, in the hit BBC satire W1A. On radio, Clare joined Stephen Mangan in the comedy Elvenquest for Radio 4. She also performed in the radio sketch shows Spats and Watercooler. For Naxos AudioBooks she has recorded Cranford, North and South and Oroonoko.