It’s the ’70s. Sally likes Debbie Harry, Raymond likes making robots; they’re an unlikely pair. Flash forward to 2030. After a long, childless and sometimes bumpy marriage, Sally has Alzheimers. Before Raymond died he created a robot, uploaded with his memories, to keep her company. It’s the ultimate love letter from beyond the grave: an endlessly patient memory-jogger and singing partner, it gives order to her confusion, and becomes a new partner in the oddest of odd-couple romances. But as Sally’s mind fades, will the robot be more of a comfort or a threat? Spillikin will make you laugh, cry, and ponder big questions of love, death, and technology.
Prepare to have your heart broken by this 5* sell-out Edinburgh show from Pipeline Theatre featuring a state-of-the-art robot as a full cast member.
After the show there will be a Q&A session with a chance to meet the company, and to get up close and personal with the robot, who can even answer your questions himself.
Jon Welch, who previously wrote our successful People’s Company production Mended (2015).
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