Clive has recently recorded an audio book of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein which was released in October. In October 2017 he returned to the BBC for another season as a member of the Radio Drama Company. His current Radio 4 dramas Elsinore, Heartstone, The Pale Horse, Offshore and Cooking in a Bedsitter are all currently available on BBC iPlayer. In February 2018 Clive appears in a new revue Love, Life and Laughter at the Bloxham Festival.
Clive trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His West End credits include: Horace Hardwick in Top Hat (Aldwych); Bernard Woolley in Yes, Prime Minister (Trafalgar Studios); Cliff Turner in Ducktastic (Albery); Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night (Regent’s Park); Friar Francis opposite David Tennant in Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham's); and Killigrew in the Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn (Shakespeare's Globe). For the National Theatre he played Aeschylus in Frogs, Haig in Oh What A Lovely War and Henry Tittler in Earthquakes in London directed by Rupert Goold. On tour Clive starred as ‘Eric’ in The Play What I Wrote and played opposite Rik Mayall in The New Statesman. At Manchester Royal Exchange he played Victor in Private Lives, Rageneau in Cyrano de Bergerac and Batman in Dr Heart. Television includes Dick Turpin in Historyonics, George VI in The Windsors, plus featured roles in East Enders, Silent Witness, Hollyoaks, Law and Order UK, Casualty, A Touch of Frost, Doctors, London's Burning and Prime Suspect opposite Helen Mirren. Clive has recorded more than thirty plays and serials for Radio 4 including leading roles in Time and the Conways, Barnaby Rudge, The Divine Comedy, Charles II, James II, The Cazalets, The Interrogation, and The Shootist.