Stitchers


Lady Anne Tree spent her life in prisons. As a visitor, she saw first-hand the aggression, low self-esteem, and high reoffending rates among the most hardened criminals. Lady Anne thought she had the answer - she would teach them needlecraft.
Stitchers at Jermyn Street Theatre

Image: Jermyn Street Theatre


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Jermyn Street Theatre
Started: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Closed: Saturday 23 June 2018
Running time:2 hrs 00 mins (inc interval)
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Based on a true story, this is an inspiring and heartwarming debut play by best-selling novelist Esther Freud, directed by BAFTA-winning filmmaker Gaby Dellal.


Esther Freud's first novel Hideous Kinky was made into a film starring Kate Winslet.


Granta named her one of the Best Young Novelists under 40.


She has since written seven novels, including The Sea House, Love Falls, Lucky Break and most recently Mr Mac & Me.


Gaby Dellal is a British director of film, television and theatre based in America.


She won a Best Film BAFTA for On a Clear Day.


Her most recent feature film, Three Generations, starred Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts and Susan Sarandon.


Synopsis


"Nothing can go missing. No wool, no kits. Especially no needles."


Lady Anne Tree - one of the most aristocratic women in England - spent her life in prisons.


As a visitor, she saw first-hand the aggression, low self-esteem, and high reoffending rates among the most hardened criminals.


Lady Anne thought she had the answer.


She would teach them needlecraft.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
16b Jermyn Street
London SW1Y 6ST

Box office tel: 020 7287 2875

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 30 May 2018

Press night:Friday 1 June 2018

Closes:Saturday 23 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
Wednesday 30 May - Thursday 31 May. £15.00

Standard:
£30

Concessions:

£20


100 tickets at £10 are available for under-30s until Saturday 9 June.


Creatives


Author: Esther Freud
Director: Gaby Dellal
Designer: Liz Cooke
Lighting: William Reynolds

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