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EDUCATING RITA by Willy Russell

First produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in London in 1980, this comedy was later transferred to the Piccadilly Theatre where it won three major awards from the critics. It was one of the longest running plays in London’s recent theatrical history and was turned into an award winning film starring Michael Caine and Julie Walters. Rita, a young hairdresser, registers for a literature course offered by the Open University because she wants to enrich and increase her possibilities in life. During her tutorials, she becomes a different person, gradually liberating herself from the limitations of her working class background, family and marriage. She exchanges the small talk...

Category: Whats playing, 2015-2016

What's new


Our Next Production

DANGEROUS OBSESSION by N. J. Crisp Pemieres on 28 April, 2016. Tickets are now available.

SEASON 2015/2016

Have a look at our 2015-2016 Season!

Teaching Material

Teaching material is available for EDUCATING RITA by Willy Russell and the final play of the season, N. J. Crisp's DANGEROUS OBSESSION. To download the teaching material go to www.englishtheatre.de/teaching-material/.