Educating Rita

T270920824
Educating Rita is the unforgettable story of the relationship between a feisty Liverpudlian hairdresser and a jaded university professor. Rita has a passion for literature and is intent upon self-improvement. Frank's disillusionment with live has driven him to the bottle. As Rita grapples with the trials of education, Frank learns to believe in himself again. Originally commissioned by the RSC, the show won the 1980 Society of West End Theatres award for Best Comedy and Best Play. Since this time, Educating Rita has never been out of production somewhere in the world. The film version which starred Julie Walters and Michael Caine was Oscar-nominated and won three BAFTA awards.
Author Willy Russell


Archive :: production:T270920824, play:S3133, venue:V965
Current production:Work

Production details


Company

Producer Menier Chocolate Factory
Producer Theatre Royal Bath
Director Tamara Harvey
Design Tim Shortall
Lighting Paul Anderson
Sound David Ogiilvy
Performer Matthew Kelly
Performer Claire Sweeney
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