Tag Archives: Hugh Lupton

Who owns a story? A discussion between Sally Pomme Clayton and Laura Simms

I have been working on my new show The Magician’s Apprentice and will be performing it again at a private party in a couple of weeks. Within it is long Russian fairytale ‘Elena the Wise’. I’ve been working on this story for the last year, and it turns out that my good friend, and wonderful […]

On tour with The Company Of Storytellers

The Company of Storytellers (Hugh Lupton, Ben Haggarty, Sally Pomme Clayton) will be touring a few UK venues this autumn. They will be performing their new version of  The Three Snake Leaves with music specially composed and performed by Dylan Fowler and Gillian Stevens. The Three Snake Leaves weaves together less well known stories from […]

Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival

Beyond the Border International Storytelling Festival takes place in South Wales, in the grounds of St. Donat’s Castle, on terraced gardens leading down to the sea. This year there is an amazing line up of storytellers and musicians. I will be hoping to catch performances by many friends. Xanthe Gresham will be performing bits from […]

THE THREE SNAKE LEAVES – hidden wonders from the Grimm forest

The 200th anniversary of the Brothers Grimm’s magnificent collection of fairy stories is in 2012. To celebrate the anniversary, The Company of Storytellers – Hugh Lupton, Ben Haggarty and Sally Pomme Clayton  – are  recreating their unique piece of  performance storytelling for adults – The Three Snake Leaves. This remixed version will have live music specially […]