Tag Archives: The Magician’s Apprentice

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 […]

The Magician’s Apprentice – working on new material

Working on new stories is seductive, preoccupying and very time-consuming! It takes me months and months and months, and longer, to create new material. It starts with a process of researching every version I can find of the story I want to tell. Sometimes I list all the narrative elements and images from all theĀ  […]