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About Claire Bueno

Claire is first and foremost a people person; she’s vivacious, friendly and has a great sense of humour. Claire excels as an interviewer and as such has interviewed for BAFTA Academy Circle, moderated Q&As at the Apple Store, Regent Street, hosted Comic Con panel talks to audiences of over 300 people and has relished interviewing the likes of Tom Cruise, George Clooney, Dame Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Her ability to put people at ease, treat people equally and gain their trust has earned her an excellent reputation presenting on the red carpet. Punctuality is paramount to Claire and always conducts herself in a professional manor; she is organised and well prepared.

Claire is at home with many facets of presenting, talk-back, straight to camera, walk and talk etc. Another asset that Claire has is script writing. She loves to be creative with words and is able to generate good entertaining scripts in a very short time and in environments that some could find distracting.

She’s a team player but also able to work on her own initiative and has total commitment to her craft.

Specialist Skills


One of Claire's strongest attributes is that she is a people person. This has made her an ideal interviewer for BAFTA Academy Circle and moderating Q&As at the Apple Store, Regent Street. Along with her frequent attendance at Red Carpet Film Premieres has allowed her to truly shine through her work.

Claire has interviewed a host of actors ranging from action hero Jason Statham to Hollywood legends such as Dustin Hoffman and James Cameron and provoked responses such as “That’s an amazing question” from Tom Hiddleston and “That’s the first great question” from Jean-Claude van Damme.

Claire builds an instant rapport and delivers highly entertaining interviews.

Her adaptable interview technique has allowed her to interview people from all walks of life even those who are not used to the media attention and helped them feel at ease.

She is always well prepared, writes her own scripts after thorough research, and asks intelligent questions.

So whether it's an awards evening, press junket, interviewing specialists in their field or Vox Pops in the street Claire's passion and enthusiasm always brings the desired results!

Eddie The Eagle - Q&A with director Dexter Fletcher

Feature Film. Claire interviews director Dexter Fletcher about his inspirational story of ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman.

By Our Selves - Q&A with Toby Jones

Documentary. Claire is joined on stage with award winning actor Toby Jones as we discuss his career and find out more about this fascinating film that retraces the pilgrimage of poet John Clare.

Optimus South West Film and Television Convention

At Optimus South West Film and Television Convention Claire Bueno moderated all the panel talks including Ghostbusters, Game of Thrones, Red Dwarf, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Poltergeist, Dark Ascension, Indie Film Makers, Torbay Theatrical Society to audiences of over 300 people per panel talk.

Amy - Q&A with Asif Kapadia and Nick Shymansky

Documentary. Claire was kept on her toes as Q&A with BAFTA award winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna) welcomed a surprise guest as Amy Winehouse’s friend and former manager joined them on stage for an even more intimate and insightful look into the life of the Back To Black and Frank singer.

Apple Store Q&A with Celia Imirie

Claire welcomes on stage Olivier award winning actress Celia Imrie as we learn more about her career, working on the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel films and turning her hand to writing as she releases her first fictional novel Not Quite Nice.

BAFTA – Q&A with Andy Serkis

Claire has the joy of speaking to performance capture actor and pioneer Andy Serkis about his career, his performance capture studio The Imaginarium and film education, a subject that is at the heart of BAFTA.

More Q&As moderated by Claire Bueno


Before embarking on her TV career Claire’s background was in IT, she is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and has experience working in private and public sectors.

Claire’s in-depth knowledge allows her to pronounce and use technical terms with ease because she understands it. Hearing technological terms can at times appear as if you’re hearing another language but Claire’s interpersonal skills and understanding of people allows her to gauge and adapt the language to their level which she has been able to demonstrate in a live TV environment.

Combining her knowledge, quick thinking and lively personality allows her to confidently turn what can be a dry subject into something entertaining and informative making her ideal for the corporate market.

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Photography with thanks to James Boyer Smith

Over the years Claire Bueno has had the privilege of interviewing some of Hollywood’s finest A-list movie stars such as Tom Cruise, George Clooney, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Gillian Anderson and home grown talent including Dame Helen Mirren, Tom Hiddleston, Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Tom Hardy and Keira Knightley.

Testimonial: Dexter Fletcher, Director, Actor

I've done many red carpet events and I am always happy to see Claire's face on the line. Not only does she love films and everything that goes into making them but she asks the questions that get you thinking and talking. A great interviewer who loves her subject. Wish there were more like her....

Claire Bueno Presenter & Media Coach