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Clare In the Community

AuthorHarry Venning

NarratorFull Cast

Duration2h 47m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, British Radio Sitcoms and Sketch Shows

PublisherBBC

VersionUnabridged

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Sally Phillips stars as Clare in the first series of this BBC Radio 4 comedy. Like plenty before her, social worker Clare Barker has entered a caring profession so that she can sort out other people's problems rather than deal with her own. A control freak, Clare likes nothing better than interfering in other people's lives on both a professional and personal basis, while at the same time finding it a trial having to put up with tiresome members of the public. Politically correct, humourless and prone to jargon, she is entirely lacking in self-awareness, making her encounters with colleagues, family and her partner Brian wonderfully entertaining and richly comic.

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