Production still for "Alitji in Wonderland". The Koala, the Horse and the Stockman. Photographer: Peter Holderness
Alitji in Wonderland
24 January 1978 – 04 February 1978 Playbox Theatre
Hoopla Theatre Foundation, Marionette Theatre of Australia,
Other Puppetry Children's Theatre
Puppeteer Richard Bradshaw's shadow puppetry, based on a Pitjantjatjara translation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". The action is transposed to the centre of Australia, with a cast of characters that includes the Frog-Faced Man (the Frog Footman), the Kangaroo (the White Rabbit), the Koala (the Doormouse), and the Witch Spirit (the Queen of Hearts).
Production still for "Alitji in Wonderland". The Spirit of the North Wind, the Wildcat and the Cook. Photographer: Peter Holderness