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Sally Pomme Clayton

Sally Pomme Clayton

energetic performances take her listeners into a world of wonder and enquiry


Sally Pomme Clayton is a writer and performance storyteller. She founded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton in 1985, spearheading storytelling in the UK. Recent performances have been at: The BT River of Music; The National Gallery; Soho Theatre; Lancaster Lit Fest and The Wapping Project. She is currently Artist in Residence at The Swedenborg Society creating a new performance for adults 'Night Visit'.

During 2012 she wrote Prince Zal and the Simorgh for composer David Bruce which she performed with The London Philharmonic Orchestra at The Royal Festival Hall. During 2010 she was commissioned by The British Museum to write and perform six stories for A History of the world in 100 objects. She has published nine children's books. Her next is 'Sun, Stone and Sea - the World of Greek Mythology' illustrated by Jane Ray. (Frances Lincoln, 2012).


Sally Pomme Clayton is a published writer of over 10 children's books, and her work with children, both performances and workshops, are often linked to her books. Her books are popular in schools and libraries, and people enjoy reading them out-loud. She has participated in literature festivals and book weeks, telling stories, talking about orality and literacy, and leading INSET workshops.

Relevant Age Groups:

7 - 11 years, 11 - 14 years, 18 + (adults), Families

The No Panic Book of Not panicking

1 October 2015 - 30 December 2016

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