Claire Dowie

Claire Dowie is a writer/performer/poet/comedian, and pioneer of 'stand-up theatre'. After starting out on the 'alternative' comedy circuit, she switched to stand-up comedy and to writing plays 'when the punchlines ran out'. Her first, Cat and Mouse, was performed in 1987, followed by Adult Child/De ad Child, which won a Time Out Award. Other works include Came Out, It Rained, Went Back In Again fo r BBC2's City Shorts season, and Kevin for Central Children's Television.