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‘Leaves you both triumphant & thinking harder about prison than most people do’: STITCHERS – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★

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Twenty years ago Lady Anne Tree founded Fine Cell Work. It teaches prisoners fine needlepoint and quilting and sells it in the top shops. So the men (and some women, but most prisoners are men) can build up a modest fund for when they are freed.

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‘From the 1930s to the Netflix generation comes a prototype binge-watch’: TONIGHT AT 8.30 – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★

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One of the pleasures for an amateur Cowardologist is spotting echoes and pre-echoes of other plays; and, not least, marvelling at the Master’s particular gift for sending up situations in one play which he takes with painful seriousness in another.