Clare Summerskill

Clare Summerskill is a playwright, a singer-songwriter, and a lesbian comedienne and activist. Clare regularly performs her one-woman comedy shows and tours them to theatres internationally. She also has written and produced several plays and films in the verbatim theatre style, where the script is created entirely from interviews. Her published works include Hearing Voices, a play based on service users’ experiences of the mental health system, Rights of Passage, which addresses issues around LGBT asylum seekers, and Gateway to Heaven – Fifty Years of Lesbian and Gay Oral History.

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