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); and Friar Francis opposite David Tennant in Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham's). 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, Home Front, Tommies, The Cazalets, The Interrogation, and The Shootist. Clive recently played Killigrew in the Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn (UK Tour and Shakespeare's Globe). In September 2017 he returns the the BBC for another season as a member of the Radio Drama Company.