The Company of Players (CoPs) - Hertford

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Season: 1984-1985
Educating Rita
By  Willy Russell
Directed by Lelia Kershaw

University lecturer Frank needs to earn some extra money, so he agrees to tutor an Open University student. His student Rita is a brash, earthy hairdresser with a recently discovered passion for higher education, much to the dismay of her husband Denny. In her attempts to appreciate literature, Rita challenges the attitudes of a traditional university, teaching Frank to question his own understanding of his work and himself. The play explores the relationship between student and tutor.

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Adapted from the original novel by H.G. Wells
7th – 15th June 2024