Sally POMME Clayton


Sally Pomme Clayton, please call her Pomme! is a pioneering storyteller and writer creating performances, books, plays and texts that bring fairytales and fragments of forgotten myths to new life. She is Associate Artist at Omnibus Theatre and author of 15 children’s books. Her next book is for adults ‘The Mighty Goddess – World Myths’ is a collection of 52 goddess myths and is illustrated by her long term collaborator Sophie Herxheimer it will be published by The History Press in March 2023. Pomme performs stories for adults and children all over the UK and beyond, recently appearing at: The Customs House Exeter; Omnibus Theatre; Rhythm Tree Festival Isle of Wight; Thames Festival; Kings Place; Cambridge Junction; The British Library; Edinburgh Literature Festival; The British Museum; Dhaka Lit Fest; Athens Storytelling Festival. She has led many creative writing and storytelling projects most recently: ‘Remembered Remedies’ for Chelsea Physic Garden; ‘Story Circle’ with Age UK Lambeth and Omnibus Theatre; ‘Let’s talk about cough’ with Imperial and Manchester Universities; ‘Telling Tales’ for Croydon Libraries and Apples and Snakes. Her latest books are: ‘Violet and the Sea Giant’ (Autin Dance Theatre 2022); ‘The King with Dirty Feet’ (Otter-Barry Books 2021/2018); ‘The Phoenix of Persia’(Tiny Owl Books 2019). During 2019 she wrote five star reviewed play ‘The Little Prince’ (based on the book by Saint-Exupéry) for Omnibus Theatre. She was on tour with her subversive, hybrid show ‘The Frog Princess Punked’ a fairytale with girl punk-band and live projections when the pandemic struck! Find out more: