Pure. Marnie (Charly Clive)
Charly Clive

Charly Clive

  • Actor, writer, comedian and producer

Press clippings Page 2

Charly Clive: Why I chose to laugh at my brain tumour

When Charly was diagnosed with a brain tumour, she and her best friend Ellen decided the best way to cope was through comedy. Now they've written a new BBC Three show

Megan Lawton, BBC, 30th November 2021

Review: Britney, BBC Three/iPlayer

Miss it at your peril. It's bloody brilliant.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 30th November 2021

The story behind a new BBC comedy show about cancer

When Charly Clive was diagnosed with a brain tumour, she and her best friend Ellen Robertson found solace in humour - and went on to create a stage and TV show, too.

Sophie Gallagher, i Newspaper, 25th November 2021

Comedy Slices revealed as BBC marks female representation milestone

Four Comedy Slices pilots have been confirmed - Dinosaur, Britney, Ladybaby and Amicable - as BBC Three reveals it has reached a "watershed moment" in broadcasting history with most of its comedy now starring, written by or created by women.

British Comedy Guide, 16th April 2021

Love letters from comedians to comedy clubs

Jamie Demetriou, Ellie Taylor, Phil Wang and more talk about their favourite stand-up venues.

Ellie Harrison, The Independent, 16th August 2020

The stars catapulted to TV fame from the fringe

Lily Savage, The League of Gentlemen, Fleabag and a host of telly sensations started out on tiny stages at the extravaganza. In its absence, who will be next?

Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 10th August 2020

Pure will not be returning for a second series

Channel 4 has confirmed that its comedy drama Pure will not be returning for a second series.

Morgan Jeffery, Radio Times, 14th February 2020

Britney review

Razor-sharp wit and humour delivered with real heart and flawless accents.

Elliot Gonzalez, I Talk Telly, 26th April 2019

Britney, Soho Theatre review

Finding the funny in a brain tumour.

Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk, 22nd April 2019

After last week's shagathon, Marnie (Charly Clive) renews her pursuit of healthy balance. An unflappable new therapist helps, but what's the difference between intrusive thoughts and genuine sexual attraction? A period of celibacy seems in order: "If you see me near anyone's genitals, smack them out my hands."

Ellen E. Jones, The Guardian, 20th February 2019

Share this page