The Clockwork Forest


A co-production by Brink Productions and Windmill Performing Arts

Morton is a young boy who lives alone at the edge of a dark forest with his four prized clockwork animals. When a huge storm destroys his hut and scatters his possessions, Morton sets out to locate his treasures.
On his quest Morton learns how to defeat monsters, remembers how to smile and makes his first real friend.
Ages: 8 years and over, plus families.

WORLD PREMIERE season presented at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide in October 2007 by Brink Productions and Windmill Performing Arts.

CAST Paul Blackwell, Kate Box, Jacqueline Cook,
Cameron Goodall, Rory Walker and musician Stuart Day

WRITER Doug MacLeod DIRECTOR Chris Drummond 
DESIGNER Gabriela Tylesova LIGHTING David Gadsden 

"engrossing, often scary and certainly absorbing" 

Radio Adelaide

"combine elements of The Wizard of Oz, Edward Scissorhands, The Rocky Horror Show and Aesop's Fables, you may come up with something similar to Clockwork Forest." 

"whimsical humour, clever set design and great performances." 

Fringe Benefits
"There's good humour, cheeky charm and a touch of evil in a show wound up with wonder and fantasy." 

Sunday Mail
"something to offer everyone" 

The Advertiser
"This is a production that will entertain children and their parents with plenty of dangerous creatures and a good dose of twisted humour." 

Eastern Courier