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The Sewing Group

Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, (***)

© Fiona Glascott (left), Jane Hazlegrove , John Mackay (background), Sarah Niles (right)

© Fiona Glascott (left), Jane Hazlegrove , John Mackay (background), Sarah Niles (right)

Maybe one should always beware plays with letters as cast members. It never bodes well. E V Crowe has been steadily building a reputation as a writer of taut, stringent control since her debut, Kin (2010) followed by the positively garrulous  (by her standards) but impressive Hero (2012) with Daniel Mays. Last year, Brenda, a study in mystery and abuse, premiered at the High Tide festival and certainly took no prisoners. Nor does her latest, The Sewing Group.

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