Artemis Storytelling

Sally-Pomme Clayton

Sally-Pomme Clayton is a pioneering storyteller and writer creating unique and magical spoken word performances. She performs stories for everyone from: Soho Theatre to Northern Stage; The London Gypsy Orchestra to The London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Shakespeare Company to The Royal Opera House; Hakaya Storytelling Festival, Jordan to Beyond the Border Festival, Wales; 40 Winks Hotel to 11 Downing Street; The Crick Crack Club to A Curious Invitation; The British Museum to The British Council; Apples and Snakes to Athens Storytelling Festival. She co-founded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton in 1985, spearheading and transforming storytelling across the UK. She has published several children’s books, her next comes out in 2018 and is called 'The King with dirty feet' (Otter-Barry Books).


"Word magic! Funny and moving, using sounds produced by strange musical instruments and her musical voice.  Her gestures, expressions, speech, silence and sparkling personality hold her public entranced." Aude Gotto, The King of Hearts Arts Centre


"It was mesmerising, moving and truly uplifting." Soho Theatre


"Clayton captured the imagination of the audience with her fantastic performance … Convincing as every single character. A one-man play is hard to pull off at the best of times, but Clayton had the energy and vivacity of a 12 man cast... Clayton offered the audience at Northern Stage storytelling at its very best."


"One of the country’s most highly regarded storytellers ... She delights in subverting her audiences expectations…subtly tweaking and twisting the stories to suit the responses and demands of the audience." The Independent


"Sally Pomme Clayton a gifted storyteller who can bring the wonder of the most powerful stories from the past to life for audiences of any ages." The Guardian

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