Anthony Clark first turned Albert Lamorisse's fifties French film into a stage musical in 1989. It has been revived on numerous occasions,.
Anthony Clark is Artistic Director at the Manchester Contact Theatre and has been Associate Director at the Birmingham Repertory. He is a well-known director and playwright in hi own right. His adaptations for children have been widely performed, and include The Snowman, The Little Prince, The Pied Piper, and Pinocchio.
'Intriguing' * Sunday Times *
This is children's theatre at its best... Anthony Clark's adapation is both delightful and moving * Sunday Times *
Clark's adaptations have become justly regarded as unmissable seasonable entertainment... A wondrous children's musical guaranteed to crack the hardest of adult hearts... No neat moral yarn, but a humorous and haunting fable * Independent *
A skilful and enchanting stage version of a 1950s classic * The Times *