Quarantined in his aunt and uncle's stuffy flat because his brother has measles, Tom is restless and bored. Intrigued by a grandfather clock, Tom is startled one night to hear it strike 13. Going to investigate, Tom discovers a Victorian garden of the 1880s where he meets unhappy orphan Hatty.
Philippa Pearce's 1950s classic is here brilliantly adapted for the stage by David Wood. Quarantined in his aunt's and uncle's stuffy flat, Tom is restless and bored. Intrigued by a grandfather clock, Tom is startled one night to hear it strike 13! Slipping out of bed he goes to what in his time is a concrete backyard, only to discover a beautiful 1880s Victorian garden where he meets the unhappy orphan, Hatty.-3 women, 5 men
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