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Educating Rita

17 to 21 Aug 2021

Rose Theatre Kingston

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

Image courtesy Rose Theatre Kingston

Show details

Synopsis


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 when these two people come together they soon realise how much they have to teach each other.


Background information, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


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 starred 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.


This production directed by Max Roberts of Live Theatre has garnered rave reviews.


Production photos: Nobby Clark.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
24-26 High Street
Kingston KT1 1HL

Box office tel: 020 8174 0090

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 17 August 2021

Closes:Saturday 21 August 2021

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Running time: 1 hr 30 mins (no interval)

Tickets


Standard:
£15 - £40

Concessions:
£8 - £30

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Cast


Stephen Tompkinson - Frank

Jessica Johnson - Rita


Creatives


Author: Willy Russell
Director: Max Roberts
Production: David Pugh presents a Theatre by the Lake production

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