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Educating Rita

Educating Rita

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When married hairdresser Rita enrols on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her.

Her tutor Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drunk, who’s less than enthusiastic about taking Rita on, but the two soon realise how much they have to teach each other.

This hilarious and heart-warming comedy won the Olivier Award when it was produced in London’s West End by the RSC and was adapted into the multi award-winning film which stared Julie Walters and Michael Caine.

Written by one of our greatest ever playwrights Willy Russell and starring one of our best loved actors Stephen Tompkinson as Frank and introducing Jessica Johnson as Rita.

Duration: 2 hours 15mins with interval

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A David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers production

By Willy Russell

Age guideline 12+

Post show talk: Wednesday

Spotlight: Thursday

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  • One of the best British comedies ever.
       
    The Times

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