The Malta Independent 27 September 2023, Wednesday
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Getting to know Clare Agius

Stephen Calleja Sunday, 9 October 2022, 10:30 Last update: about 13 months ago

Actress, producer and TV presenter Clare Agius made a fascinating choice when asked with whom she would like to have dinner. Rather than pick four people, she chose four types of people, indicating that she prefers personalities to names.

But what is her favourite pizza? And ice-cream topping?

And you would not guess what career she wanted to pursue when she was young.


What was the last book you read?

The Wim Hof method

Who is your favourite author?

Pablo Neruda

What was the last film you watched?

Top Gun 2

Which film have you seen multiple times and enjoyed every time you saw it?

Top Gun 1 :))

Who is your favourite actor/actress?

Hard one! Have many favourites but to name a few, Judi Dench, Kate Winslet , Charliz Theron but also perhaps lesser known ones like Claire Foy. Males, John Malkovich, Jake Gyllenghaal and of course Anthony Hopkins!

What is your favourite TV series?

Game of Thrones hands down !

What is your favourite game or sport to watch and play?

I love watching tennis & playing …. Mmm prefer doing yoga, swimming or scuba diving or any sports related to water

Which team do you support?


Which song would you sing at a karaoke night?

Probably a Madonna one as I’m crap at singing :)) lol!

Who is your favourite singer/band?

I support local talent so going to mention Maltese artists & bands… top favourite Ira Losco , The Travellers, Errol from Airport Impressions & the recently formed bands that sing in Maltese like Kantera are doing a great job !



Which show/event would you like to attend/have attended?   

Super bowl

What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?

A desalination product that can help me turn salt water into fresh water so I can drink. A knife so I can hunt. And something to make fire

Which of the five senses would you say is your strongest?


What's the most unusual thing you've ever eaten?

Jellyfish soup

What is that one thing you could not go a day without?

Breath and water. The rest I’ll survive without for 1 day

Which fictional character do you relate to most?

My alter ego would say Lara Croft but without the violence, just the stunts

Do you check your horoscope?

I use to but not anymore

What age would you choose if you could be one age forever?


What invention would you erase from history?

The electric chair

Would you like to know the day when you will die?

No, thank you


What's your favourite animal?

Loads …. Dolphin for the sea, tiger for the land and condor for the air.

What's your favourite type of foreign food? 


What is your favourite hobby?


What's your favourite season?


What's your favourite ice cream topping?

Chocolate but dark

What's your favourite board game?


What is your favourite pizza?

Depends on the mood but I could go mozzarella di bufola & rucola or a nice funghi

What is your favourite colour?

All the colours of the rainbow!

What is your favourite pasta dish?

Aglio ed olio


What did you like to do most during the summer holidays?

Swim , snorkel , stay out playing in the evening with the kids and eating those 10c ice creams with the bubble gum at the bottom

What career did you see yourself in when you were young?


What is your best childhood memory?

Travelling with my family as a child

Did you learn how to ride a bike?

Sort of

Who was your super hero?

Anyone who flew planes

Which toy do you wish to have kept?

I’m a hoarder but I’ll skip this one as my memory does not take me back to my toys :))

What subject did you excel in at school?

Maths and physics

What subject did you dislike the most in school?


Was there some family tradition that was never missed?

Christmas lunch

What are the best values you owe to your parents?

Honesty, hard work, respect


What would you change about yourself if you could?


What really makes you angry?

Selfishness, hatred, violence, disrespect

Is your glass half full or half empty?

Always half full

Are you a sore loser?

Let’s say I do not like to compete

What is your biggest regret?

None, everything was a lesson

What’s the first thing you look for in a partner and/or friend?

Honesty and a good dose of humour

What is your greatest fear?

Accidents. And yet I love risky sports & activities!

What is your life motto?

We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred responsibility. By Albert Einstein.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Approach with positivity and if you are low, be open to change.

What's one thing that can instantly make your day better?

A good heart  


If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you do or buy?

I would really give most of it away to good charities and then I would travel . I’m at a stage in my life where I want to detach from material things. I have the necessaries and so not wish for anything else

If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?

A spiritual leader, a philosopher, a person who managed to transform a bad experience into a good one and someone who could tell us some hearty jokes.

If you could bring one person back from the dead who’d it be?

My brother who passed away when he was 10 years old.

If you could time travel, when and where would you go?

The arctic

If you could relive one moment in your life, which would it be?

Giving birth

If you could live anywhere outside Malta, where would it be?

Somewhere where the forest meets the sea.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?


If you could eliminate one of the seven deadly sins, which one would it be?

Envy which is the root of all evil

If you had to be given a superpower, what would you choose?

Remove poverty and abuse


Coffee or tea?


Walk or swim?


Summer or winter?


Italy or England?


Restaurant or delivery?


Early bird or night owl?

Night owl

Fish or meat?


Mobile phone or TV?


Black or white?

White 10.

Film or TV series?

TV series


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