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Educating Rita: A Comedy.
By Willy Russell Educating Rita: A Comedy (Samuel French, In. Paperback – December 17, 1980.
Educating Rita is a stage comedy by British playwright Willy Russell. It is a play for two actors set entirely in the office of an Open University tutor. Commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Educating Rita premièred at The Warehouse, London, in June 1980 starring Julie Walters and Mark Kingston. The play was directed by Mike Ockrent.
Jump to Section: Current Section Overview. Frank is a tutor of English in his fifties whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and bury himself in his books
Get estimate & availability. Jump to Section: Current Section Overview. Frank is a tutor of English in his fifties whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and bury himself in his books. Enter Rita, a forthright 26 year-old hairdresser who is eager to learn. After weeks of cajoling, Rita slowly wins over the very hesitant Frank with her innate insight and refusal to accept no for an answer. Their relationship as teacher and student blossoms, ultimately giving Frank a new sense of self and Rita the knowledge she so craves. The play became a hit film with Michael Caine and Julie Walters.
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Published January 1st 1981 by Samuel French, Inc. (first published 1980). 0573619980 (ISBN13: 9780573619984).
Find nearly any book by Willy Russell. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Educating Rita (Longman Literature). ISBN 9780582060135 (978-0-582-06013-5) Softcover, Longman Trade/Caroline House, 1993.
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British dramatist, lyricist and composer. His plays Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine have both been filmed, and his Blood Brothers is one of the longest-running musicals in theatrical history. William Russell (born 23 August 1947) is an English dramatist, screenwriter, composer and lyricist. This article on an author is a stub. Educating Rita (1980). Shirley Valentine (1986).