The children act revolves around the story of a powerful woman who is a notable and respected high court judge based in London. Fiona Maye is a sympathetic woman who is stuck in ethically complex family lawsuits. Fiona faces many ups and downs to build a career of her own. She gets married to an American professor Jack, starring Stanley Tucci, but her marriage is now at the verge of breaking up. Fiona is asked to handle the case of Adam, starring Fionn Whitehead who refuses to get his life-saving blood transfusion done. Adam, legally still a kid is visited by Fiona in the hospital who has to convince him to live. They both get connected to each other instantly and witness a strong emotional bond build up between them.
Actors: Fionn Whitehead, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Rupert Vansittart
Directors: Richard Eyre
Writers: Ian McEwan