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The Children Act

Tickets: £8.50 (£7 concs), £5 child (16 & under), Baby FREE (2 & under)
Venue: Main House Theatre
Running Time: 1h45m

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12A
We all make choices, hers make history.

"Emma Thompson gives one of the most moving performances of her entire career" - The Hollywood Reporter


 

Fiona Maye (Thompson) is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. But she has paid a heavy personal price for her workload, and her marriage to American professor Jack (Tucci) is at a breaking point.

In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam (Whitehead), a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion that will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live? Fiona visits Adam in the hospital and their meeting has a profound emotional impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.


"Bracingly intelligent" - The Guardian

"Beautifully complex" - Variety
Cast: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin, Eileen Walsh, Anthony Calf, Rupert Vansittart, Jason Watkins
Director: Richard Eyre
Year: 2018
Country: UK
Language: English
Genres: Drama

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