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Hannah Summers Founder- Owner- Actor- Singer- Writer  

Short Stories Tall Tales was founded in 2016 during Hannah's first few years as a new Mum and her

Storytelling shows have become popular regular theatrical events for families with young children. Based at the Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham by Sea, Hannah also tours to local theatres including appearing monthly at The Horton Arts Centre in Epsom, the Mill Studio at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford and the surrounding Sussex and Surrey areas.

Hannah writes, produces and performs each interactive show and proudly takes them from conception to performance sourcing original illustrations from local artists for the immersive backdrop throughout and expertly weaves engaging interactive elements and props for all ages to enjoy.


Storytelling sessions are unique as Hannah brings over 20 years of performing and teaching experience as an actress and a singer on stage, film and television. She invites families to explore classic and original tales through creative interactive drama and sensory play. Inspired by her love of performing and reading for her children at home, Hannah's Storytelling sessions will inspire you to bring your own flair to storytelling and play at any time of the day.

Hannah is a professionally trained Equity registered actress, fully DBS checked with years of performance and teaching experience, working with children, young people and adults. 

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