Educating Rita

Educating Rita by Willy Russell

Wednesday 28th April to Saturday 1st May 2004

The Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

Educating Rita is Willy Russell’s story of a working class woman who decides to become more educated. She enrols on an Open University English Literature course where she is tutored by world-weary Frank. The play follows her battles against E.M. Forster, her husband and her hairdresser’s lifestyle, as well as Frank’s battle against the alcohol.

Directed
by
Phil Cooper

Cast

Dr Frank Bryant

Rita

Mark Rhodes

Nadine Comba