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Photograph of Claire Novello

Claire Novello did her undergraduate degree in German and French at Bedford College, University of London and, more recently, obtained an MA in Film Studies at UCL, University of London.

She has worked as a teacher of languages: German, French, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and a teacher trainer in Britain, France, Spain and Germany. She has been a teacher and lecturer in EAP, Comparative Literature and Culture and Film Studies at SOAS, University of London since 2002.

Claire has had a life-long interest in theatre and cinema and a belief in the potential of literature and the performing arts to raise social and political awareness. She is the author of the anthology The Condition of Women in France, published by Routledge and, under the pen name Claire Novello, has also written a number of screenplays for short films and a three-act play, The Dedication.

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Bonny & Read

directed by Kenneth Michaels for Novanda Productions: OSO Barnes & Brockley Jack

The Dedication

directed by Kenneth Michaels, Chapel Playhouse, 2019


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