Library Theatre Company’s ‘Educating Rita’ runs at The Lowry, Salford Quays from Thursday 26 September to Saturday 12 October, 2013

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Educating Rita

By Willy Russell

Directed by Chris Honer

Thursday 26 September – Saturday 12 October 2013

Willy Russell’s hilarious comedy with big ideas and an even bigger heart, Educating Rita, about two seemingly opposite people – Rita, a full-on 100mph hairdresser who sees returning to education as a way to a more rewarding life, and Frank, the jaded university lecturer who is about to have his comfortable but tired existence blown apart by his new student – opens the autumn 2013/winter 2014 programme from the Library Theatre Company at The Lowry in Salford.

The production opens on Thursday 26 September, runs until Saturday 12 October 2013, and will be directed by Chris Honer, the company’s Artistic Director, who says: “Educating Rita is a glorious comedy about the transforming power of culture. It seemed an excellent idea to revive the play, particularly at a time when the value of arts education itself appears to be disputed in some quarters…Read More

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