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The Cutting of the Cloth archiveThe work-room of a Savile Row tailors, 1953. Two master craftsmen at daggers drawn: Polish-born Spijak insists that nothing can beat the excellence of a hand-sewn suit, while Eric uses his machine to work at twice the speed and earn twice the money. Sparks fly as each fights his own corner with biting wit and vicious humour. Into this battleground steps Maurice, a teenager at the very start of his apprenticeship. Will he survive the gruelling training to become a master tailor? Or will he, as Spijak's daughter urges him to, escape?

Author Michael Hastings.

Archive listings for The Cutting of the Cloth

Work type: Play.

T888986313

Company Two's Company. Director Tricia Thorns. Design Alex Marker. Sound Dominic Bilkey. Lighting Neill Brinkworth. Costume Emily Stuart. Performer Alexis Caley. Performer Andy De La Tour. Performer Paul Rider.
11 Mar 15 to 4 Apr 15Southwark Playhouse, Inner London :: V226
listing details L1269683683

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