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Clare Cheetham

screenwriter and narrator

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“She came leaping towards me, like Lady Macbeth coming to get first-hand news from the guest-room.”
P.G. Wodehouse, Joy in the Morning

I am a screenwriter, film editor and narrator with a wealth of experience in the education sector as well as the TV industry. I relish a challenge and have a versatile can-do approach to my work.


Aug 2016 to present              Writer, Film Editor

Writing and studying my craft as family commitments keep me working from home. I am working on a number of screenplays for families including a collaboration with an award winning American film director.  

1996 -2016

Creative Arts Team Leader at Patcham House Special School.

Creative Arts Team Leader at Patcham House Special School. This included teaching English and Film studies to GCSE as well as writing and producing many plays, films and mixed media performances.

1986 -1996

Video production, Editor and Researcher

Whilst raising my family, I ran a small business creating videos which I filmed and edited as well as writing and narrating the contents.
I also worked for Southern FM researching and writing a guide for local holiday activities.

I also worked for Thames Television, Teddington on the children’s programme Freetime, research- ing and writing fact sheets as well as working on set each week.

Awards and Achievements

2012 - 2015

EU funded Lemos & Crane Award

2008 - 2015

Shakespeare School’s Festival

Literacy Net Award



2010- 2011

Uniservity Award

2011- 2012

St Christopher’s Inn

Planned, wrote, co-ordinated and administered a multi-media Comenius project involving hundreds of students and staff across Europe. I arranged events and foreign travel. I also wrote a recipe book ‘Food for Thought’.


Wrote or adapted plays which were performed in public theatres including -Romeo and Juliet & A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Multi media productions eg:

Harry Potting and the Slugs of Doom, Chiller, like Thriller, only Cooler.


Created school website content for Brighton & Hove.


I created award winning content for a travel website.

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