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Clive James

While at Cambridge, Clive began a fruitful songwriting partnership with Pete Atkin. With Clive's lyrics and Pete's vocals and musical settings, they released six critically-acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful albums in the early 70s before Pete moved on to audio production at the BBC. Clive toured with Pete in a words and music show promoting ... See full bio »
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 1999 Monday Night Clive (TV Series) (writer)
 1997 Clive James Meets Damon Hill (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 The Clive James Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989-1995 Clive James' Postcard from... (TV Series documentary) (written by - 12 episodes)
- Berlin (1995) ... (written by)
- Bombay (1995) ... (written by)
- New York (1994) ... (written by)
- London (1991) ... (written by)
- Sydney (1991) ... (written by)
 1994 Clive James on 1994 (TV Movie)
 1994 Clive James (TV Series)
 1993 Clive James on 1993 (TV Movie)
 1993 Fame in the Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary) (writer)
 1992 Clive James on 1992 (TV Movie)
 1991 Clive James on 1991 (TV Movie)
 1989-1990 Saturday Night Clive (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #3.3 (1990) ... (writer)
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- Episode #2.1 (1989) ... (writer)
 1983 The Late Clive James (TV Series) (writer)
 1982 Clive James Live in Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
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Other Works:

Non-Fiction: 2006 "North Face of Soho - Unreliable Memoirs Volume IV" by Clive James, Picador

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4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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I had a great time as a critic. It was like writing a poem actually. Writing a column and writing a poem are very similar. The essay and the poem are very close forms, you really, really try to pack it tight. And the column was packed tight. It had a joke paragraph and a serious paragraph. I write poems the same way, I think "What comes next? How do I end this?" See more »


Studied Civil Engineering at Sydney University. After graduating, he went to England to study at Cambridge University. While at Cambridge, he became a member of the prestigious Cambridge University Footlights Club and, later, President of the Footlights Club. See more »

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