[1] However, she also critiqued how he "delineated the collective identity of his audience with remarks aimed at married men and fathers", giving as an example his comparison of wives to loudspeakers.[1]. In 2017, she has appeared on the short film Hollyoaks Slice of Summer. [3], Jennifer Purcell of Saint Michael's College called him "the first artist to write and perform radiogenic material. Emma Clapham is an actress, known for Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), We Can Be Heroes (2005) and Summer Heights High (2007). "[1] She noted his experimental use of sound effects, and called his style as "warm and conversational, with a sense of casual armchair intimacy, well-suited to the domestic space of radio listening". [11] He was holding a photograph of Horridge. [13] His manager, Sydney Brandon, said that Clapham subsequently drank heavily, and had said that he would not "get over" her loss. [11], After another failed relationship, he became romantically involved with Gladys Horridge, and they lived together as man and wife, in a flat in Holland Road, Kensington, London[11], Horridge died in April 1934,[11] due to acute peritonitis. Amanda Clapham is an English famed star of the British soap opera Hollyoaks, in which she played the role of Holly Cunningham from 2013 to 2017. Clapham worked as comedian, entertaining Canadian troops during World War I. [3][5][6][7] Some of these also featured Horridge. [11] He and his wife separated in or around 1914, but did not divorce. He was known for his pioneering work in radio comedy, and his early commercial recordings in the genre. He was known for his pioneering work in radio comedy, and his early commercial recordings in the genre. [10], Clapham married, and had at least one child, a son. Emma has 6 jobs listed on their profile. [12] The pair were also planning film work, and a West End show. [12] He left a sealed envelope with her, to be opened "when I'm not here". Emma has 12 jobs listed on their profile. He took his own life after the death of his romantic and stage partner Gladys Horridge coincided with the imminent exposure of his deceptions about their marital status. Emma Clapham, Actress: Ja'mie: Private School Girl. Clapham is a district of South London lying mostly within the London Borough of Lambeth, but with some areas extending into the neighbouring London Borough of Wandsworth. [1] Although many records of his early radio broadcasts are lost, it is known that his BBC debut was on 31 May 1923. Norman Clapham (1882–1934) was a British comedian, who performed under the stage name John Henry. View Emma Clapham’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. We could not legally be married, but by everything else we were.