Educating Rita


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"Educating Rita" portrays a working-class Liverpool woman's hunger for education. It premiered in London, in 1980 and won the Society for West End Theatres (SWET) award for "Best Comedy of the Year." It was made into a highly successful film with Michael Caine and Julie Walters and won the 1983 BAFTA award for "Best Film."

Commentary and notes by Steve Lewis.

Title: Educating Rita

Author Name: Russell, Willy, Bennett, Andrew, Taylor, Jim, Shuttleworth, John

Categories: Plays,

Edition: New ed

Publisher: United Kingdom, Pearson Education Limited: 30/Jan/2000

ISBN Number: 0582434459

ISBN Number 13: 9780582434455

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: 4318

Description: 230mm. , New Longman Literature S. 128 Hairdresser Rita feels that life is passing her by. She wants an education. But does Frank have anything to teach her? Willy Russell's play gives a hilarious - and often moving - account of a young woman's determination to change her life. (ISBN: 9780582434455 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 4318)

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