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Helena Bonham Carter narrates Krystyna Skarbek’s story!

Helena Bonham Carter narrates Krystyna Skarbek’s story!

Helena Bonham Carter’s BBC Radio 4 podcast, ‘History’s Secret Heroes’, is the Daily Mail’s ‘Pick of the Day’ today – for the episode on Krystyna Skarbek aka Christine Granville, ‘The Spy Who Loved’, featuring an interview with Clare.

15 April 2024

Clare interviews President Lech Wałęsa in Gdansk

Clare interviews President Lech Wałęsa in Gdansk

‘My generation were all inspired by heroes from the Second World War’, Clare interviews President Lech Wałęsa at the European Solidarity Centre in in Gdańsk.

29 March 2024

‘Gripping, moving and important’

‘Gripping, moving and important’

Brilliant historian and storyteller Simon Sebag Montefiore provides a cover quote for Agent Zo.

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7 March 2024

Eglantyne Jebb reinterred in Geneva’s Cemetery of Kings

Eglantyne Jebb reinterred in Geneva’s Cemetery of Kings

Clare was honoured to give the graveside address when Eglantyne Jebb, co-founder of Save the Children and pioneer of children’s human rights, was reinterred in Geneva’s prestigious ‘Cemetery of Kings’. Jebb’s story is told in ‘The Woman Who Saved the Children’.

9 February 2024

Imperial War Museum, London, preview event the night before Clare’s new book, Agent Zo, is published.

Imperial War Museum, London, preview event the night before Clare’s new book, Agent Zo, is published.

Clare will be in conversation about Elżbieta Zawacka, aka ‘Zo’, in the IWM Roof Terrace, from 6.15 on 15 May 2024. Books will be available, hot off the press. Tickets via the IWM London website.

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28 January 2024

ITV News pays tribute to the women who served during D-Day to mark the 80th anniversary

ITV News pays tribute to the women who served during D-Day to mark the 80th anniversary

Clare contributes to an ITV News tribute to the women who served in WW2, alongside interviews with veterans Joyce Wilding & Mildred Schutz.

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10 November 2023

Phyllis ‘Pippa’ Latour, the last SOE French section agent, has died

Phyllis ‘Pippa’ Latour, the last SOE French section agent, has died

I was delighted to pay tribute, interviewed by Kirsty Lang for BBC Radio Four‘s obituary programme, ‘Last Word‘, and contributing to Sanchia Berg’s obituary on the BBC News Website, ‘Phyllis Latour: The secret life of a WW2 heroine revealed’.

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16 October 2023

OWO names Granville suite

OWO names Granville suite

The new Raffles Hotel in London’s Old War Office has named a suite in honour of Krystyna Skarbek aka Christine Granville, The Spy Who Loved.

30 September 2023

Filming with James Holland in Lyon

Filming with James Holland in Lyon

Following in the footsteps of Jean Moulin, the man who welded disparate early French resistance groups into a national machine.

16 September 2023

Agent Zo – hardback cover released!

Agent Zo – hardback cover released!

Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson release the cover for Clare’s forthcoming book, Agent Zo – out in May 2024.

12 September 2023