Hello! I love working with children, in fact I’ve been making arts learning fun for creative writing, performing and poetry for ages 3-18 for many years, with Apples and Snakes, Telling Tales and organisations including Creative Partnerships, Royal Marsden Charity, Comedy for Kids and Stroud Fringe.

I wrote a book of funny poetry The Strangest Sandwich in the World (and other silly stuff) book is out now, order through

Buy the book and see reviews here.

Poetry and/or storytelling shows and workshops

Poetry show – The Strangest Sandwich in the World…and Other Silly Stuff (at Sutton Theatres this summer and on tour) with book and workshops attached.

Storytelling – Norse Gods, Shakespeare, interactive and creative storytelling, Fairytales retold.

The shows are interactive and fun, with stories or poems depending on your needs.


Inclusive – “Children can engage without having to apologise for their difficulties”

Enjoyable – “Amusing” “Loved the interactive games” “Children talked about it all weekend, want to buy the book!”

Educational – “Get’s the imagination flowing” “I love poetry”

Workshop and show or just interactive show available, inclusive and fun with poetry book that can be bought separately or free with more than one booking.  Highly portable can be in a classroom or school hall, with minimal space and lighting needed.

Do you want me to come to your school?

I’m available for bookings with Authors Abroad

Strangest Sandwich show A5

Quotes from parents:
“My son had a fab time!”
“Would come again and recommend it to my friends.”

SEN inclusive:

 “Children can engage without having to apologise for their problems.” 

Past children’s projects:  all written/performed/produced by Rachel Sambrooks

Pirate Party – Folkestone 2013

Here Be Dragons show 2013, Royal Marsden Charity, Contact a Family, Sutton

Recycled Puppet Show on tour and The Public 2010-12 (Arts Council England Funded)

Laffacino Kids Joke Shop, stand up comedy workshops at Kings Heath Primary School Birmingham and Edinburgh Fringe 2012




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