All items: Clare Bayley

Clare Bayley reflects on the process of choosing names for characters and gives some famous examples, from Le Carré to Shakespeare, of writers who’ve answered the question: ‘What’s in a name?’ in an intriguing or provocative way.
When she began dramatising the stories of present-day refugees seeking to enter Europe, Clare Bayley discovered the truth about her own mother’s experiences as a refugee fleeing war in Europe.