Tag Archives: Shadow Theatre

Love in the Shadows

I will be performing  Love in the Shadows with my little shadow theatre on 28 November 19.30, St Micheal’s Church, Ewell. It was Pliny who wrote that the art of shadows was first invented by a ‘Corinthian maid’, who drew around the silhouette of her lover cast by an oil lamp onto the wall. He […]

How to tell a fairytale!

I will be performing Love in the Shadows – dark, gothic tales about wolves, devils and girls who turn into flowers with my teeny, tiny shadow theatre at The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, on Sunday 15 December, as part of  ‘Angels Aren’t Just for Christmas… A Festival of Fairytales for Grown-ups’ 11th – 15th Dec […]

Love in the Shadows – Soho Theatre

When I was little I loved making toy theatres from old shoe boxes!  Love in the shadows  experiments with images in the tiniest shadow theatre. The performance explores ideas about shadows in love and shadows in fairytales – through Gothic fairytales about having and not having, longing and loosing, making mistakes, but living to tell […]

Spaces for stories

Love in the Shadows Dust off  your heart.  Dance with the devil. A kiss in the dark.  A Valentine’s revel. Sally Pomme Clayton tells tales of love and desire, stories of having and not having, for all hot hearts to celebrate St. Valentine on Wednesday, 9th February, 8.00pm, at Torriano Meeting House. Torriano Meeting House, in Kentish Town, […]


How do you get an audience in the right mood to listen to a story? 40 Winks is a house that was built in 1717.  David Carter has transformed it into a magical hotel, and an occasional venue for wonderful events. For his ‘Bedtime Stories’ the audience change into nighties and pyjamas, and clutching their […]