Clifford trained as an actor at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London.
His TV appearances include: A Very Open Prison, Brookside, Emmerdale, Drop the Dead Donkey, Poirot, Cold Feet, Pork Pie, The Bill, EastEnders, Coronation Street, Comic Relief EastEnders Special, Crime File, Trial and Retribution II and IV, Uncle Jack, Eyes Down and the BAFTA award winning Middlemarch for the BBC.
Clifford trained as a Director at GITIS The Russian Institute of Theatre Arts in Moscow.The BBC Academy, Skillset and DGGB. He has directed at The Oldham Coliseum, Watford Palace, The Old Rep and Crescent Theatres Birmingham, The Tabard and Jermyn St Theatres, London, and the world premiere of The Forest By Kevin Fegan at The Lowry, Salford.
Clifford has directed several episodes of BBC Doctors on TV and over 30 original short films some of which have been screened at BAFTA,BUSHO, the Budapest Short Film Festival and Erie International Film Festival, Pennsylvania, USA in which his short 'The Escape Room' was runner up in the Audience Choice awards.
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He has directed Radio and one of the plays ‘Green Park’ can be found here as part of the Urban Scrawl Project, a joint initiative between Theatre 503 and Theatre Voice.
Clifford has directed and taught acting for both stage and screen at several leading UK drama schools ArtsEd, ALRA, E15, Mountview, LIPA, Central, AMTA, Rose Bruford College, and he runs regular screen acting sessions for professional actors at the Actors Centre, London.