A Shadow Play for Adults and Children:
Snow falls silently through the
mountains. The woods whisper treacherous secrets. The clock of Glockenheim
chimes midnight. By the fireside a crowd has gathered and a budding storyteller
spins a terrifying yarn. A surgical clockwork-master approaches bearing a
From the author of His Dark Materials trilogy, The Clockwork Moth presents a macabre and humorous fable of unravelling fortunes, where truth and fiction are woven together, exploring our unsettling power to wind up the cogs of fate.
Supported by live music from The Hillbilly Girls, stunning scenery and a diversity of subtly crafted puppets, “Clockwork” breathes with life and atmosphere, and hearkens back to the forgotten glory-days of European shadow-theatre, with Victorian finesse and delicacy.