The Sewing Group

Faber & Faber
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I have spoken very clearly with her and I have told her that she is new here and that she must live how we live.'

A woman arrives in a rural village in pre-industrial England. Her desire is to sew and learn from their simple way of life. But the group soon begins to suspect she is not who they thought she was.

'There's no point in just making quilts. They have to serve the village. They have to DO something.

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About the author

E. V. Crowe's previous credits for the Royal Court include Hero (part of the 2013 Olivier Award Winning Season at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs), Kin (shortlisted for the Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards) and One Runs the Other Doesn't (Hung Over - Election Shorts Rough Cut). Credits elsewhere includeBrenda, I Can Hear You, Virgin, Liar Liar and Young Pretender. For television, credits include Glue for E4/Eleven. Radio includes How to Say Goodbye Properly (winner of the Imison Award). E. V. Crowe was a member of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme and has been on attachment at the Royal Court, summer 2007 and National Theatre Studio, summer 2010.
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Publisher
Faber & Faber
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Published on
Nov 10, 2016
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Pages
96
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ISBN
9780571334780
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Language
English
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Genres
Drama / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Drama / General
Performing Arts / Theater / Playwriting
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