About

Claire Peate is an award winning scriptwriter and novelist who has been awarded a place on the BFI NETWORK/ BAFTA CREW talent development programme for 2020.

She won BAFTA Rocliffe (film), the BBC/ S4C itsmyshout short film award, and the Creative Industries award from the University of South Wales.

Her script The Colour Room, a biopic feature on the ceramicist Clarice Cliff, has been optioned by Caspian Films and has funding from Ffilm Cymru.  It is currently in script development.

Her short The Graduation was produced by the BBC/ S4C/ Bad Wolf scheme It’s My Shout, and was broadcast on BBC2 in autumn 2019.  It won the “People’s Choice” award.

Claire has four novels published, has been nominated for Wales Book of the Year, was twice WHSmith’s pick of the week, and has spoken at the Hay Festival.

She has an MA in Scriptwriting and is represented by Andrew Mills at JAB Management (andrew@jabmanagement.co.uk).


Hosting a writer’s event, Insole Court

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