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Educating Rita

Wed 18 Apr–Sat 5 May

By Willy Russell
Directed by Sarah Punshon

Hairdresser Rita has a thirst for knowledge her husband can’t understand. Eager to escape the trivial conversations at work, she enrols on an Open University course.

And that’s when she meets Frank.

Frustrated poet, tutor and borderline alcoholic Frank has never met anyone like brash Liverpudlian Rita. Taking her under his wing, he attempts to guide her on a journey of self-discovery and learning. Driven to succeed, witty Rita challenges the stereotypes of the class and education system, confounding everyone’s expectations – including her own.

This classic comedy is funny, feisty and ultimately moving. What does it take to change your life – and what might be the cost?

Booking Information
Showing: Wednesday 18 April–Saturday 5 May 2018

Tickets: £14.50 - £24.00
First Night Fever: Wed 18 April – All seats £16.50 (no cons)
Talkback: Tue 1 May

Concessions: £2.00 off
Group Discounts: £2.00 off for ten or more
Part of our Three Plays for £48 package
Four Friends for £66
Under 16s Go Free
Under 26s Go Free

Interpreted Performances

Captioned: 7.30pm Tue 1 May
Audio described: 2.15pm Sat 5 May

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