For a stage performer like Ms. Clarke, to have such an extensive and varied career is not just an accomplishment: It is a minor miracle.

I'm always conscious of the fact that I am part of a profession that is 80% permanently unemployed. So, to be working in any sense is to be privileged.
— Derek Jacobi.

Ms. Clarke certainly thought so.

As a stage actress, most of the work of Caitlin Clarke lies here.
Television work puts food on one's table, so Ms. Clarke did a lot of it.
Admittedly, apart from Dragonslayer, most of Ms. Clarke's work was in independent films.