When eleven-year-old Juniper May receives a petition signed by her entire class stating that she is “the most hated person in the school” her life is thrown into complete meltdown.
Juniper stops eating, refuses to return to school and her parents become increasingly desperate. Finally, after exhausting all other avenues, her parents’ resort to the only thing they have left – a giant singing robot.
Based on a true story, Robot Song is deeply personal. It shares an honest, intensely funny and often unconventional window into Writer/Director Jolyon James’ experience parenting a child on the Autism Spectrum. The show poses and attempts to answer the question; How do we support, foster and celebrate difference in our children in the face of an increasingly rigid and homogenised world?